Azienda Agricola ELIO GRASSO

Langhe Nebbiolo

Langhe Nebbiolo

Municipality of production: Monforte d’Alba

Grape: Nebbiolo

First vintage: 1987

Vineyard area under vine: 2.5 hectares

Aspect and height above sea level: south-facing, 350-380 metres

Soil type: moderately loose-packed, limestone-based

Vine training system and planting density: Guyot-trained at 4,500 vines per hectare

Average age of productive vines: 20 years

Harvest period and method: first 10 days of October, manual harvest

The vinification procedure for Langhe Nebbiolo involves alcoholic fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks, with daily pumping over. After malolactic fermentation, the wine stays in stainless steel untill bottling in April-May.