||Vigna La Villa in the municipality of Barolo. Altitude 320-370m above sea level. Exposure: east, southeast.
||The grapes are de-stemmed and crushed, then heated up to around 32-33 ° C and immediately begin pumping. During the first 3 days the number and frequency of replacements is very high to optimize the extraction of large quantities of tannins and color. With the increase of the alcohol content, to avoid the excessive extraction of tannins, reduces both the temperature (? Up to 25 ° C), both the volume of the liquid pumped over the skins. The maceration lasts 20-30 days and during this period delastages are performed to optimize and improve the extraction of tannins and at the same time to oxygenate the yeast that can ferment in ideal conditions, obtaining perfumes and aromas net and elegant. After the alcoholic fermentation immediately proceed with the malolactic fermentation that is favored keeping the wine at a temperature around 20 ° C in thermo containers.
||It starts in barrels and lasts about 12 months. After the wine is transferred in Allier barrels of 2-3 thousand liters, where it continues to refine for 1 year. At the end of the stay in the timber is made, if necessary, further clarification to round some edginess and remained to achieve brilliance optimal wine, which is then bottled and aged for at least another year before release.
||Ideal with red meats and cheeses of medium or mature, but also perfect the after-dinner conversation.
||Price Mirafiore Barolo Paiagallo 2013 € 34.32