||Altitude: 370-480 m. a.s.l.
|Composition of the land
||The soils are of marine sedimentary origin, dating back to the “Piedmont Tertiary Basin”, and are characterised by the presence of sedimentary calcareous-clay marl, alternating layers of marl and sand or sandstone, with a prevalence of Diano Sandstone (compact sedimentary rock made up of grains of light-coloured non-calcareous sand).
||Harvesting is followed by alcoholic fermentation, with maceration on skins for about 20 days. Malo-lactic fermentation takes place in steel.
||In small oak barrels for 24 months. This is followed by a further 12 months in the bottle before release for sale.
||Price Vite Colte Barolo Essenze Riserva 2008 € 45.14