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Josetta Saffirio Barolo 2014



Expert Year Vote
Veronelli 2012
Veronelli 2014
Bibenda 2012
Wine Advocated 2010 91
Wine Advocated 2014 90

Vintage 2014

Wine zones 100% Nebbiolo

Alcol 14.00%

Format 0,75 L Standard

Soft ruby.
Respective mouth, almost catramerous but fascinating in the end.
Nose really compressed, little decipherable in the current phase, closed in the dark part, Indian spices, oriental tobacco, leather.
A wine of great structure, well suited to red meats, braised dishes and game in general. And ?ideal accompaniment for cheeses.
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Type Nebbiolo
Classification DOCG Barolo
Temperature 16-18
Decantazione 1 hour
Location Monforte d'Alba ? Castelletto subzone (CN)
Soil Type Elveziano Land (emerged seabed, formed in the late Miocene, 10 to 12 million years ago) of medium texture (silt, clay and sand in balanced percentages), rich in minerals and limestone.
Produzione annua 8000
Vinification Soft pressing of the hand-harvested grapes with destalking, followed by fermentation in temperature controlled tanks at 30-32 °C (86-88 °F). The skins are macerated for 10 days and the wine is racked when fermentation has been completed.
System Contro spalliera potata Guyot
Aging Immediately after the malolactic fermentation, which took place in December, the wine was put into oak barrels, partly new and partly already used for earlier harvests. Decanted once a year, after 24 months has been assembled in concrete tanks where, after a break of six months or so for a further natural stabilization before being bottled during the summer. Ages in the bottle a further six months before release.
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Location Monforte d'Alba ? Castelletto subzone (CN)
Climate N/A
Produzione annua 8000
Harvest N/A
Sistema allevamento N/A
Tecnica produzione N/A
Periodo fermentazione N/A
Affinamento N/A

Address: Località Castelletto, 39 - 12065 Monforte d'Alba (CN) - Italy

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Year of starter: 1975


Produced bottles:

Hectares: 4

In the early twentieth century, the father of Josetta, Ernesto, he began to cultivate the vineyards inherited from his father. In 1975, young, Josetta decides to take care of his father's vineyards. A graduate in agricultural and flanked by her husband Roberto, winemaker, began to cultivate the vineyards planted by his grandparents shortly after the Second World War. After a few years, Josetta and Roberto see rewarded their efforts and succeed in producing an award-Nebbiolo. In 1985 he was presented the first Barolo with the current label, the result of a passion and a commitment never failed. After a break in the 90, Sara, the daughter of Josetta and Roberto, decided to devote herself to the family vineyards. Sara is the fourth generation of farmers and with the same dedication is committed to perpetrating a long tradition for over two hundred years. In the years since, the single hectare of vineyard from which the entire production came, we come to five, most planted to Nebbiolo and Barolo crus located in Castelletto, in the heart of the Langhe. The vineyards have been chosen with particular attention to their excellent microclimate and excellent terrain.

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