Azienda Agricola Scarzello – Barolo ‘Vigna Merenda’

Producer: Scarzello
Wine: Barolo ‘Vigna Merenda’
Grape Variety: 100% Nebbiolo
Production Zone: Barolo, ‘Ciabot Merenda’ vineyard
Altitude: 650 feetabove sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 4.5 acre/1.5 tons per acre
Exposure: South, Southwest
Soil: Clay and marn
Vinification & Aging: After the grapes were harvested manually in October, they were placed into stainless steel tanks for a 25-30 day fermentation and maceration period. The wine was then transferred to 600-Liter Slovenian oak tanks for 26-28 months. The wine aged an additional 12 months in the bottle prior to release.
Production: 250 cases
Alcohol: 13.5%
Description: Garnet color, with soft orange highlights. Full, lingering aromas on the nose, and dry and warm on the palate with delicate, concise sensations.
Food Pairing: Roast meats, seasoned cheeses, game.
Barolo Vigna Merenda