Piemonte Cortese La Rocca

The Cortese grape is known for having a very generous but difficult character. Thanks to the meticulous management in the vineyard and in the cellar, has allowed Papà Angelo to produce a long-lasting and particularly complex white wine that is capable of combining fragrant hints and more complex, mineral and spicy notes.
Appellation
Piemonte DOC
Region
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Zone
Barbaresco
Cru
La Rocca
Varietals
Cortese 100%
Wine Type
White wine

Cortese

Year of planting
1980, 2014
Soil type
Marl, with a prevalence of limestone and thin veins of sand
Exposure
East to West
Altitude
240 masl
Grape yield per hectare tons
6
Average production/year
5000 btls
Vessel of aging
225 liter French pack Barriques
Length of aging
4-6 months

Tasting Notes

Serving temperature 12 °C

Pairings Hors d'oeuvres, pasta dishes with fish sauces, vegetables

Color Straw yellow with golden reflections

Nose Fine, intense, fruity and flowery, yellow flowers, vanilla and toasty note

Palate Full-bodied, soft, fresh, well balanced, sapid, mineral, spicy