Lamborghini - Barolo D.O.C.G.
NAME Sangue di Miura
TYPE Barolo D.O.C.G.
GRAPES 100% Nebbiolo
(Michet, Lampia and Rosé clones ALCOHOL 14,0% Vol.
REGION Monforte d’Alba/Bussia
YEALD 50 quintals per hectare
HARVEST Hand-picked into crates of 14 kg.
VINIFICATION Soft pressing is preceded by selection and destemming of grapes and seeds. Separate vinification with 25 days of maceration on the skins in iron oak vats at controlled temperature. Fermentation length about 20-25 day at the temperature of 28 C°.
AGING In Slavonianian oak barrels for 24 months.
MATURATION For at least 12 months in a bottle.
CHARACTERISTICS The King of wines has a typical garnet color with orange reflections with the ageing. It is endowed with an exceptionally complex aroma of dried rose petals, red berries, plum, tobacco, chocolate, dried fruits, eucalyptus, mint, leather and white truffles. To the palate, Barolo is rich, austere, muscular, with a good acidity and sturdy and refined tannins. It is well balanced, with an endless liquorice aftertaste
TEMPERATURE Serve at about 20 degrees, open 1 hour before.
BEST SERVED WITH It harmonizes with lengthily stewed red meats such as Brasato al Barolo, wild boar or lamb courses and risotto al Barolo dressed with cheese fondue and truffles. It is excellent with bitter chocolate and enjoyed on its own as meditation wine..