LOCATION

San Sebastiano

in Monforte d'Alba

HECTARES

1,2 ha

EXPOSURE

South, South-East

ALTITUDE

360-370 m

GRAPE VARIETY

70% sauvignon gris,

30% sauvignon blanc

PLANT DENSITY

4.500 vines

per hectare

TYPE OF HARVEST

manual

PRODUCTION

12.000 bottles

SERVING TEMP.

8-12° C

FORMAT

0.75 L

1.5 L Magnum

SOIL

Lequio formation clay and limestone, alternating with marl and fossiliferous sandstone, tending to “elveziano”.

VINIFICATION

following harvest, which takes place strictly in the early hours of the morning, the grapes are taken to the cold stores, where they stay for 72 hours at 0° C. Soft pressing and contact with the skins for about 8 hours follows. Vinification continues with further pressing and natural decanting. Fermentation takes place 30% in 2, 3, 5 year old barrels and 70% in stainless steel tanks. Blending takes place in January, and the wine is bottled in March.

AGEING POTENTIAL

10 years or more.

SENSORY PROFILE

flinty notes combine with hints of passionfruit, citrus and sage. In the mouth is it bold, lively and fresh, with a crisp acidity.

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LANGHE GREY - 2018


92 points

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