Le Pianelle 2013 Bramaterra DOC
Item Number: 13804
Sub Region: Alto Piemonte
Appellation/AVA: Bramaterra DOC
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Grape(s): 80% Nebbiolo / 10% Vespolina / 10% Croatina
Type: Wine - Red
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Alc by Vol(%): 13
Viticulture: Practicing Organic
Elevation: 270-380 meters asl
Winemaking Notes: Fermentation occurred naturally in 27-hectoliter oak tanks. The Nebbiolo macerated on the skins for 36 days, the Vespolina 32 days and the Croatina 24 days. Malolactic fermentation happened in the spring. The wine aged in the oak tanks for 20 months. Sulfite additions were low.
Vineyard Notes: The grapes were sourced from two vineyards: Brusnengo (an old cru of 1.4 hectares) and Le Pianelle (around 2 Hectares). The soil is volcanic with a pH of 4.6.
Tasting Notes: This is a wine with great personality—elegance, structure, and the distinctive attributes of northern Piedmont and its terroir, expressed in vivid minerality.