Harvest Date: The harvest is done by hand in the first 20 days of October.
Aging: Aged for at least five years and large Slavonian oak barrels. This wine is not clarified or filtered after agent, a possible sedimentation is a sign of unmistable authenticity.
Tasting Notes: The color is garnet red with a light orange tone that reflects the aging. Complex and intense bouquet with hints of dried roses, tobacco, vanilla and hints of spices. Good balance and harmony on the palate. Full-bodied and austere with aristocratic elegance, typical of the Barolos from the 2010 vintage. Soft and pleasant tannins. Excellent structure for a long aging.
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: The fermentation is done traditionally, with an average of 10-15 days in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Floating cap and frequent pumping over of must in order to optimize the extraction of polyphenolic substances.
Food Pairing: This wine is the perfect match with the rich cuisine of Piedmont. Excellent with roasted red meats, braised game, truffle dishes, aged cheeses. Refined wine for meditation and conversation, to taste slowly and slowly. 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.