Nebbiolo D'Alba "Valmaggiore" 2011 - Italy

Nebbiolo grape is a specialty of the Piedmont region, making besides its own, some of Italy's greatest red wines, Barolo, Barbaresco, Gattinara, Ghemme & others. Nebbiolo produces full-bodied wines, high in acid, marked tannin, with medium colour intensity. The aromas and flavours vary according to the areas; from fruity to herbal, to earthy (mushrooms & white truffles) to floral; these aromas can be very vivid and rich.

Winery Information:

The Veglio family has owned the properties "Cascina Bruni" winery for over 100 years, taking great care of the vineyards and the traditional winemaking techniques of high quality standards. From generation to generation their philosophy of producing limited amounts of wines, individually vineyard by vineyard. The ageing of Barolo and Barbaresco takes place in big Slavonic oak, German oak, French oak and chestnut-wood casks for 2/4 years. While Dolcetto d'Alba and the whites Gavi di Gavi, Roero Arneis, Moscato d'Asti and Spumante are released young, the Barbera and Nebbiolo, deserve a special remark because are refined in big Slavonic oak casks for 6-12 months in order to bring out their unique qualities. Naturally 'Big Time' is spent with Barolo for their Oak ageing required.

Brand: Cascina Bruni
Type: Red Wine
Appellation: DOC

Nebbiolo D'Alba