Harvest Date: Hand-harvested in the first half of October.
Aging: Aged 4 years in large Slavonian casks (Botti) and one year in bottle.
Tasting Notes: A powerful Barolo with a great personality. Intense ruby red color with typical orange hues. On the nose it reveals all the elegance that you want from Nebbiolo with lovely flowery and wild fruit notes and beautiful tertiary qualities thank to the extra time in the bottle. Well structured and balanced with a lingering finish.
Vineyard Notes: Vineyard location: Commune of La Morra – La Serra cru. Exposure: Southwest. Soil type: Tortoniano with calcareous marl and clay. Altitude: 300-400 meters above sea level.
Production Notes: Traditional fermentation for 10-15 days at controlled temperature with a floating cap and frequent pumping over of must to optimize the extraction of polyphenols. Aged 4 years in large Slavonian casks (Botti) and one year in bottle.
Food Pairing: This is the right match with roasted red meats, braised, game, stews, truffled foods, aged cheeses. It is also defined as an excellent wine for meditation. Serving temperature 18 to 20°C.
Other Notes: The history of Villa Penna, like that of many wineries, it’s passed down through the generations: in the early ‘900 Grandfather Giovanni Battista, driven by love for his land and the excellent grapes, started with passion and dedication to nurturing its vineyards and to continuously improve the final product. Due to family vicissitudes, the grandson Teresio always been close to the spirit and the heart to those vineyards, bravely decided to embark on the road of Grandfather giving life to ” Villa Penna ” whose main principle is to produce wines that stand out for his class and elegance. The selection of vineyards, the attention for the environment by reducing the use of chemical products, the right thinning, the modern technology with the respect of the times to keep the tradition alive with the right aging.