Giacomo Fenocchio Barolo Bussia


Giacomo Fenocchio Barolo Bussia


Area of production Monforte d’Alba – Sottozona Bussia
Grapes varieties 100% Nebbiolo varieties Michet and Lampia
Vineyards area 5 hectares
Exposition South – South/West
Altimetry hilly area of 300 meters above the sea-level

Soil Helvetian with clayey and calcareus sediments, rich in iron

Age of the vineyards 30 years

Grape yield per hectare 70 quintals

Harvest first two weeks of October

Vinification Traditional method of long maceration: natural fermentation without added yeasts for 40 days in stainless steel tanks.

Ageing 6 months in stainless steel tanks, 30 months in large capacity Slavonian oak casks (35-50 hl) and a successive maturation in the bottle.

Tasting notes The color is deep garnet red and the bouquet is fine and pleasing, with intense scents of spiced rose and licorice. The flavor is dry, warm, full bodied and balanced with pronounced tannins and a persistent aftertaste. A wine particularly adapted for aging.

Matching The Barolo Bussia, with its structure and body characteristics, pairs well with dishes of meat, game and aged cheeses, typical dishes of the local cuisine, as well as with many rich international dishes.

Serving temperature 17°-18° C .

Alcohol 13,5 / 4,00 % Vol

Total acidity from 5,2 to 5,6 g/L

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