AREA The districts of Grinzane Cavour, La Morra and Castiglione Falletto, Piedmont.
GRAPES 100% Nebbiolo.
COLOR Deep garnet-red with orange reflections.
BOUQUET Slightly floral notes of dried rose and violet, layered over a core of black tea and tobacco.
FLAVOR Dry, elegantly austere and with soft tannins that accent dried cherry and orange notes emerging in the lingering finish.
SERVING TEMPERATURE Serve at around 18°C. (64°F.)
FOOD COMBINATIONS A sumptuous wine that accompanies in a stupendous way main-courses, haute-cuisine meat dishes made with rich sauces, roasted and braised preparation, grilled red meats and game. It is also perfect with cheeses aged at great length, particularly those with rather piquant flavors.
ALCOHOL LEVEL 13.5% vol.