Rivetto 2011 del Comune di Serralunga d'Alba (Barolo)
Designation: del Comune di Serralunga d'Alba
Appellation: Barolo, Piedmont, Italy
Bottle Size: 750.00 ml
Date Published: 2/1/2016
Steeped plum, baked earth, grilled herb and tobacco aromas come together on this structured wine. The savory palate offers rich black cherry, mocha, clove, dried herb and licorice alongside firm, ripe tannins. Drink after 2018.
By Wine Spectator
RIVETTO Barolo Serralunga D'Alba 2011
Release Price: $75
Issue: Aug 31, 2015
A powerful mix of cherry, licorice and tar aromas and flavors are backed by well-proportioned tannins in this red, which displays plenty of sweet fruit as it glides to the wild herb - and tar-filled finish. Best from 2019 through 2033. -BS
By James Suckling
Rivetto Barolo del Comune di Serralunga d'Alba
Date: September 23th, 2015
Aromas of ripe fruit, dried meat and hints of mushroom follow through to a full body. Fresh and firm with hints of licorice and raspberry. Tannic now. A tight and multidimensional wine that will improve with bottle age. Better in 2017.
Municipality: Serralunga d’Alba
Total Extension: 16,450 square metres
Selection in the Vineyard: In stages, carried out three times in the 45 days before the start of the harvest
Manocino Vineyard: Sheet 9 Parcel 167/168/169/172
Altitude: 410 metres
Exposure: East, North-East
Terrain: Terrain of Tortonian origin, very clayey and calcareous. Terrain with sub-alkaline reaction, with strong magnesium presence. This vineyard is situated at a very elevated height which permits us to obtain Nebbiolo grapes of good acidity and with late maturation.
Serra vineyard: Sheet 9, Parcel 83
Terrain: Terrain of Tortonian origin, clayey-calcareous. Terrain with sub-alkaline reaction, with strong calcium presence and rich in magnesium with a fair presence of iron.
100% Nebbiolo. A native Piedmont grape with a late harvest period, recognized for its quality since the ancient Roman epoch. The wine obtained is characterized by extraordinary refinement, exceptional ageing capacity and strong tannin content.
Maceration: Stalk removal, pressing and room temperature maceration for 2 days. Duration of maceration in total 20 days. Controlled temperature fermentation at 28’C.
Clarification: Fresh egg white
Filtration: With inert material
Ageing: 30 months in 30 hectolitre oak barrels from Slavonia
In-Bottle Refinement: 10 months
Serving Temperature: 17’C
Recommended Pairings: Red meats and game
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