REGION: ITALY • Piedmont • Barbaresco
APPELLATION: Langhe Bianco DOC
BLEND: 100% Arneis
VINEYARDS: Estate vines are located near the village (commune) of Guarene, in a vineyard area called ‘Bosco,’ which faces east/southeast. Soils are moderately fertile, with veins of sand and marl.
WINEMAKING: Hand-harvested. Destemmed; pressed then fermented on indigenous yeasts in temperature-controlled, stainless steel tanks. Aged in terracotta (clay) amphora for eight months.
TASTING IMPRESSIONS: Aromas of wildflower, fennel, sage; white fruits like pears and green apples. Medium-bodied, fresh; fresh almond finish.
PAIRING SUGGESTIONS: Grilled fish, roasted chicken, moderately aged and soft cow’s cheese