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Barolo Bricco FrancescoBarolo Bricco Francesco

Award WinningThis fine wine was named after the founder son Francesco Costamagna. The Great Grandfather of the current owners. This wine is produced from Nebbiolo grapes from the ‘Bricco’ or the hilltop with best exposure of the Rocche dell’ Annunziata. This wine ages for 24 months in Slavonian oak casks, then rest for at least a year in the bottle. This powerful and elegant wine has notes of ripe fruit with scents of liquorice and violet.

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Wine details

Name Named after the founder's name, Francesco Costamagna, great grandfather of today's owners
Grape Nebbiolo 100%
Vineyards A 35-year-old single vineyard located in the sub zone Rocche dell'Annunziata in La Morra. Bricco Francesco - a hilltop of Ha 1,70 Ha - this is the highest and best exposed part of the area
Soil type Calcareous - clayey
Yields per hectare 35 Hl/Ha - 1 Kg per vine
Density of plants 4200 vines/Ha
Production 9905 bottles 0,75 l - 620 magnum 1,5 l
Date of harvest From 18 to 20 October 2005
Winemaking Maceration for 8 days at 26°C
Ageing Twenty-four months in 30 Hl Slavonian oak casks and more than one yer in bottle
Alcohol 13,70% by vol.
Acidity 5,50 g/l
Longevity From fifteen to twenty years
Tasting notes Garnet red with ruby highlights. A wide bouquet that ranges between fruits (plums, marasca cherries, blackberries) and spices (vanilla, chocolate, liquorice). Full-bodied with smooth and elegant tannins. Long aftertaste with a pleasant recall to the perfumes.
Food pairings Excellent with braised and roasted red meat, game, truffle based dishes and aged cheese
Serving temperature 18°C - 65°F

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