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Barolo R 56

The Azienda Agricola Brandini, founded in 1985 in La Morra, is property of Piero Bagnasco, Oscar Farinetti, the father of Italy and Joe Bastianich. The estate includes also a restaurant and extends for 15 hectares, where are cultivated the most important grape types: nebbiolo, dolcetto, barbaresco and arneis. An additional hectare is dedicated to the viognier cultivation, an international white berry vine.

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Grape types

The fermentation is carried out into steel vats at controlled temperature and the maceration with the peels lasts 4 weeks.

It is carried out into big durmast barrels (20-60hl), while the aging lasts 6-8 months

Main features
Grenade red colour, that changes with the ageing; intense, spiced and austere scent with red fruits and roses notes; the taste is harmonic with a strong tannic flavour, elegant to drink and very persistent. 

Stewed or braised meats, game, rice with truffles and mushrooms sauce.

Service temperature
18 °C – 20° C (64° F – 68° F)

About… Barolo.

The Barolo is a red wine, recognised with the Appellation Denomination Origin (AOC or DOC in Italian)  produced in some municipalities of Piedmont. The original area of the grape types suitable for the Barolo DOC, recognised on 31st August 1933, includes the territories of the following municipalities: Barolo, Castiglione Falletto, Serralunga D’Alba and part of La Morra, Monforte D’Alba, Roddi, Verduno, Cherasco, Diano d’Alba, Novello and Grinzane Cavour, all located in the Cuneo province.

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