Lirio Barolo - 2017

Grape Variety : Nebbiolo  
Caract. : Dry red wine  
Price : 33.75$
SAQ Code :  
Inventory : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 14% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

The color is ruby red with garnet highlights. The rich and expressive bouquet presents initially notes of faded rose, cherries under alcohol, then opens on tar, leather, pepper and truffle. The mouth is dense and richly pulpy, the dense and warm structure evolves in the glass expressing the best of the Serralunga d’Alba wines.

Wine Pairing :

Main dishes with red meat. Matured cheeses. Goes well with truffle-based preparations.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Nebbiolo 100%
  • Age of vines : 25 years
  • Yield of vines : 50 hl/ha
  • Irrigation : None
  • Harvest : Manual
  • Fermentation: Stainless steel tank for 30 days
  • Maturation : 30 months in old Slovakian oak barrels (30-50 hl) Without the lees of the wine - Malolactic fermentation - Aged 6 months in bottle
  • Cellar : 15 years
  • Decanting : 1h +
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