Nebbiolo d’Alba Valmaggiore
Grape variety: Nebbiolo, Lampia sub-variety
Grapes origin: Valmaggiore in Vezza d’Alba (180-240 meters above sea level)
Soil: sandy and loamy.
South-West facing, with Guyot pruning (6-8 buds / vine)
Vines / Ha: 8000: dense planting 80 cm between the plants and 1.40 between the rows.
Quantity of grapes / HA: 50-60 q / Ha. yield per hectare in Hl: 38-40
Planting year: 1970-1990
Soft pressing, maceration in the presence of the skins for about 6-10 days at a maximum temperature of 28 ° C.
After racking, the wine is decanted into 25 Hl oak barrels where it matures until the following autumn when it is bottled.
10000-13000 bottles of 0.75 L
500 Magnum of 1,5L
50 bottles of 3L
In Valmaggiore we are owners of 3 parcels, named as follows:
South, South East, South West exposure
South, West exposure