Langhe Nebbiolo "Favot" 2017 - Aldo Conterno
The grapes have a maximum age of 15 years. The maceration of the skins is limited to 6-8 days in order to extract the few tannins present from the skins and as much coloring substances as possible from them, so that the wine has a good color and a remarkable softness.
Grape variety: Nebbiolo in the Michet and Lampia varieties.
Vineyards: several vineyards in Bussia (Monforte d'Alba).
Harvest: manual with selection of the grapes in the vineyard.
Harvest period: mid-October. Vinification: in red with maceration of the skins in stainless steel tanks.
Fermentation times: the must remains in contact with the skins for 6-8 days.
Fermentation temperatures: from 26 to 28 degrees centigrade.
Aging in the cellar: the new wine after spending a few months in steel and having undergone several decanting, is placed in wood where it remains for a few months and then bottled.