Barolo Del Comune di La Morra DOCG

The latest Barolo from Marcarini which best represents the unique terroir of the La Morra area and its Tortonian soils. An approachable, easier to drink Barolo that maintains its elegance and respects the winery’s longstanding traditions.


Wine exported to

USA

Most recent awards

  • 2017 | Wine Enthusiast93
  • 2017 | James Suckling95
  • 2016 | 201695
Grape Varieties:

100% Nebbiolo

Fermentation container:

Stainless steel

Length of alcoholic fermentation:

5-10 days

Type of yeast:

Selected

Fermentation temperature:

27 °C (80.6 °F)

Maceration technique:

Submerged Cap Maceration

Length of maceration:

up to 45 days after fermentation

Malolactic fermentation:

Yes

Fining agent:

None

Aging containers:

Oak barrels

Container size:

22-45 Hl

Container age:

From 10 to 50 Years Old

Type of oak:

Slavonian

Bottling period:

July

Aging before bottling:

24 months

Aging in bottle:

6 months

Closure:

Natural cork

Organic:

No

Vineyard location:

La Morra

Soil composition:

Calcareous clay with magnesium content

Vine training:

Espalier

Altitude:

300-380 meters (984-1,247 feet) above sea level

Vine density:

4,000 vines per hectare

Exposure:

Southern, southwestern

Years planted:

1978-2001

Time of harvest:

Mid-October

Tasting notes:

A beautiful garnet red enriched with ruby reflections. On the nose it presents a rich fresh bouquet, elegant, dominated by floral aromas, such as violets and roses petals. Long and intense.

Serving temperature:

Best served at 16-18 °C (60.8-64.4 °F).

Food pairings:

Pairs well with all meat dishes and aged cheese.

Aging potential:

20 years

Alcohol:

14%

Winemaker:

The Marcarini family and Valter Bonetti