Wine Poderi Aldo Conterno Barolo DOCG Cicala 1999
Wine rich red-brown color.
Complete, well-structured wine, with a taste of dried fruit, long finish and a sufficiently high tannins.
Exquisite, very delicate aroma of the wine, which combines the freshness of ripe strawberries and juicy dark plum.
Wine perfectly combines with red meat, game, dishes with truffles and mature cheeses.
Vineyard Cicala, grapes are used to produce wine Barolo Chica, for over 40 years. It is located in the town of Monforte de Bussy Soprana Alba. "Cicala" in Italian means "canary." The vineyard was named that way because in the forest, located about Aldo Conterno's sake possessions canaries lived and sang beautiful songs. Vineyard soil clay and limestone, rich in calcium and iron. From time to time the vines are transplanted. Wine producing here, perfectly express the nuances of varieties Nebbiolo and inherent spicy notes say about the uniqueness of the soil.
Grapes for wine Cicala Barolo is assembled by hand in mid-October. Vinification process takes place at high temperatures - up to 32 ° C. Young wine for 3-5 months is placed in stainless steel vats, several times removed from the sediment and moves into large barrels of Slavonian oak, which matures 28-30 months, then the wine is bottled.
On the wine label shows two small logos that represent the historical, geographical, cultural winery owners in the municipality of Monforte d'Alba. In the image on the right - the church Busse, and the left - Monforte d'Alba, famous castle.