Cascina La Traversa
Barolo DOCG Riserva
This superb Barolo Riserva Stefano Farina is the result of an immense love for nature and a careful tilling of the land. The vineyards are located in the south western part of Piedmont, at La Morra d'Alba in the ancient county of "Langhe". During the harvest which takes place towards the end of October, only the best grapes are selected through a meticulous process of hand-picking. This wine comes in limited quantities, and undergoes ageing for a period of five years, of which three years in oak casks of Slavonic origin; its colour is typically ruby red with nuances of garnet and orange reflections. Intense fruity bouquet mixed with spices and liquorice, velvety flavour and smooth taste. All of the above truly makes this Barolo a first class wine.
Vine variety: 100% Nebbiolo of the variety Lampia, Michet, and Rose. Perfect to be grown in the area of Barolo municipalyty and suitable to obtaion Barolo.
Soil: half calcareous, rich or quartz sand of a greyish-white colour, above 170 meter altitude
Harvest: end of October. The grapes are harvested in boxes of 20 Kilograms each.
Yield per hectare: 8 tons of grapes equal to 54 hectoliters of wine
Wine making process: Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation conducted with innovative techniques and carried out at a controlled temperature.
Evolution/Ageing: total 5 years of which at least 3 in oak casks of Slavonic origin. Ageing in bottle before selling.
Technical features: Alcohol 14% by volume
Tasting temperature: 18-22 degrees centigrade.
Best served with: Braised meats, cheese with blue-green marbling, red meats and game.
For best result, we suggest to uncork bottle and decant wine at least 3-4 hours prior serving.