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Barbaresco 'Fausoni', Sottimano

  • 100% Nebbiolo from 45 year old vines planted to soils composed of sand and clay
  • Fermentation and maceration on the skins for about 40 days with indigenous yeasts
  • Malolactic fermentation in French barrels coopered expressly for Sottimano by Francois Frères in Burgundy
  • The wine remains on the lees for approximately 24 months
  • 10% of the barrels used for aging this wine are new; the remaining 90% have previously been used up to 4 times.  No fining or filtration
Producer:
Vintage:
2016
Country:
Italy
Region:
Piedmont
Appellation:
Barbaresco
Variety:
Nebbiolo
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Practicing Organic