Wine Fratelli Revello, "Vigna Gattera", Barolo DOCG, 2007
The wine is deep red.
The wine has a rich, sumptuous flavor, with well integrated tannins, balanced acidity, expressive notes of ripe red fruit and light mineral nuances. The long aftertaste sound floral motifs.
The elegant aroma is dominated by wine generous notes of red fruits, complemented by delicate floral shades and nuances of fresh mint.
Wine perfectly complements dishes from lamb, veal, game, mature cheeses.
Nebbiolo grape varieties used winemakers farm Fratelli Revelli for wine grows in the vineyard "Vigna Gatter" planted in 1960 in the province of Annunziata 250 meters above sea level. It is dominated chalk and clay soils, and the average yield per hectare of 5.5-6.0 tons. Harvesting is carried out in mid-October. Maceration on the skins takes place in special rotating horizontal tanks for 4 days. Alcoholic fermentation wort is carried out in stainless steel tanks for 10 days, followed by a phase of malolactic fermentation in French oak barrels, which comes to replace the aging of wine in barrels made of Slavonian oak for 24 months. And just after 4 years after the harvest of delicious wine supplied to the public.
In 1987, Carlo Revelli first decided to go back to the family winemaking business and continue to work with wine. After 3 years, it is joined by brothers Lorenzo and along with his father and uncle Giacomo Ercole continue the family tradition of creating high-quality red wine. Since 1992, Lorenzo and Carlo began to create their own wines, but before that they had substantial work in the vineyards in La Morra, modernized production lines, introduced innovative technologies in the production process. The most cultivated grapes in the economy have become Nebbiolo, Dolcetto, Barbera. Harvesting is carried out entirely by hand, from 15 September to 15 October, depending on the variety and maturity of the grapes. For excerpts brothers Carlo and Lorenzo started to use French oak barrels, following the advice of Elio Altare. Since 1990, the winery started with success to develop one more direction - agritourism, where in addition to relaxing in the comfortable rooms of 4 visitors are encouraged familiarity with the ancient traditions of winemaking family Revell, and the contemplation of the beautiful landscape of the Langhe.