Brezza Nebbiolo d'Alba "Santa Rosalia" 2016 - Red
Brezzas Nebbiolo d'Alba is made from 100% Nebbiolo grapes. The wine has been produced with the goal of making a fresh and elegant wine. After harvesting, the grapes are macerated for 6-10 days and then fermented at 18-20 ° temperature. When the wine is ready, it is transferred into oak barrels in the month of December and then stored for 6 months. The wine is then poured into bottles and then stored another 6 months before the sale begins. This Nebbiolo d'Alba can be drunk without additional storage.
- Country : Italy
- Region : Piedmont
- Grape variety : 100% Nebbiolo
- Classification : DOC Nebbiolo d'Alba
- Awards : 2 Glasses Gambero Rosso
- Color : Red
- Vintage : 2016
- Alcohol degree : 13%
- Storage potential : 7-10 years
- Volume : 75 cl
Presentation of the vineyard
Azienda Agricola Brezza is one of the big names when talking Barolo wines. The vineyard is located very close to the village of Barolo, just south of the town of Alba in Piedmont. The vineyard dates back to 1885 and takes its name from Giacomo Brezza who along with his father Antonio, started bottling the wine for the first time in 1910. Today is the 4th generation Brezza that runs the business which today extends over 16.5 hectares vineyards. 12.5 hectars in Barolo, 1 in the municipality of Monforte, 1 in the municipality of Novello and 2 hectars in Alba. 80,000 bottles of wine are produced every year.
A garnet red color with orange tint. Powerful aromas of spices, ripe cherries and orange peel. Well balanced, full-bodied and elegant flavor. Good tannins and a fruity acidity. A lighter wine than the "big brother" Barolo, suitable for various meat dishes such as beef, pork and chicken.