With delicate tannins and a good structure for long ageing, the Briccolina is a bright red wine with orange reflexes. It has a soft bouquet of spices and flowers and a dry and elegant palate. It is high quality wine that is also very limited. Briccolina is the first vineyard used for Rivetto’s biodynamic approach.
Briccolina has received high scores of 92 points and 96 points from the Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast respectively.
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Available bottle sizes: 750ml vintage 2012 - Magnum (1500ml) vintage 2012
Varietal: 100% Nebbiolo
Area of production: Serralunga d’Alba, exposed west, south-west
Soil: Very clayey, calcareous with a strong marl presence. Sub-alkaline reaction soil
Harvest: Manual harvest, as late as possible.
Vinification: Maceration for 50/60 days, aged 36 months in oak barrels
In the Cellar: 50/60-days maceration, fermentation occurs in special wood vat, open at the top. Aged in oak barrels for 36 months.
Serving Temperature: 16 degrees C°
Pairings: civet rabbit, braised meat, simply by itself.