Barbaresco Currá

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Grapes: Nebbiolo
Location: Comune di Neive
Cru: Currá
Size of Vineyard: 2.80 ha
Orientation: sud/ovest
Age of Vineyard: 55 – 75 anni
Age of Vineyard: 2500
Yield: 40

The vineyard

The Currà vineyard is located in the town of Neive, which is very close to the area of Barbaresco; this results in a wine rich in tannis, like all the wines from Barbaresco, but with the fruity, charming elegance of Neive. This wine is released one year after the other crus to better express these components.

The vinification

The fermentation and the maceration on the skins normally takes about 25 days. No selected yeasts are used. The malolactical fermentation happens naturally in French barrels coopered expressively for us by Francois Frères in Burgundy. The wine stays in these barrels for approximately 24 months, half of this time on its lees. 15% of the barrels used for aging this wine are new, the remaining 85% have previously been used up to 4 times. There is no filtering and no fining prior to bottling.