Romagnano Sesia (Province of Novara), Northern Piedmont, Italy.
“Balsina”is a hilltop vineyard with gravelly slopes and south-west exposure, particularly suitable for vine growing. The soil is formed by fluvial-alluvial deposits rich in minerals due to a plethora of gravel-sized fragments.
Colour: burgundy red with delicate brown shades.
Nose: tertiary notes coupled with brushwood fruity notes with suggestions of violet and wilted roses.
Palate: full-bodied, powerful and warming yet well balanced with smooth tannins and long persistence.
Pair with: fine dining and gourmet food. Tagliatelle pasta-based dishes, gnocchi and ravioli with stewed meat sauce, poultry, stewed and roasted meat dishes, game and hard cheeses.
Serving temperature: 18-20°C.
Varietal: Nebbiolo 85% - Vespolina 15%
Year of vines planting: 2009
Planting density per acre: 1,680 vines
Yield per acre: 2,400 Kg
Harvest: first 10 days in October
Vinification method: from 20 to 25-day natural fermentation of must in temperature-controlled stainless steel vessels and several days of long maceration on skins.
Ageing: 36 to 48 months in 25-hectolitre Slavonian oak barrels Refining: at least 12 months in bottle
Azienda Agricola Vitivinicola IOPPA F.lli Gianpiero e Giorgio - Società Agricola Semplice
via Delle Pallotte 10 – 28078 Romagnano Sesia (No) - Italy
P. Iva : 00892170036
Codice SDI per la fatturazione elettronica QE3RKQX