Montaribaldi Nebbiolo Barbaresco Ricü Grappa
The Grappa of Barbaresco Ricü is the distillate of the fermented skins of nebbiolo grapes from the vinification of the Barbaresco Ricü. The top model of Montaribaldi coming from one of the oldest vineyard in the Barbaresco region. After distilling, the Grappa stays in oak barrels for over 6 years before being bottled. It is characterized by its amber color, its wide and rich perfume with a touch of cherry, chocolate and vanilla. Barbaresco Ricü's Grappa is powerful yet delicate. It is suitable to drink at the end of a meal, possibly accompanied by coffee or dark chocolate or to enjoy during meditation. Only a handful of bottles are made from this exclusive top grappa. Montaribaldi's grappa comes in a very nice bottle and in a beautiful wooden box.
Position: Municipality of Barbaresco;
Vineyard: Sorì Montaribaldi, Rio Sordo, Marcarini;
Grape variety: Nebbiolo;
Height: 250 - 280 m above sea level;
Exposure: South, Southwest, East;
Geological origin: S. Agata fossil marl - gray-blue marl (more and less sandy) with local sandy conglomerates;
Soil: fine and calcareous Typically Ustorthent, originating from the slopes;
Planting density: 4,200 vines / ha;
Growth method: trellis;
Pruning method: Guyot.