Vigna Argantino wine takes its name from the vineyard in which we produce the grapes useful to make it (the vineyard is registered on the regional official list). This wine, classic and austere in the same time, is the special results of the grapes produced by vines with an average age of around 80 years old

Appellation      Nebbiolo d’Alba D.O.C. Superiore

Bottle size        1,5 lt.

Variety             Nebbiolo

Vineyard          Alba

Exposure          East exposure

Altitude           250 mt.

Soil                  The soil is primarily marl, clay and limestone

Trellis system   Low Guyot trellised system

Vinification      The fermentation with the skins occurs in cement tanks for 30 days. The aging takes place - with malolactic fermentation - in Allier oak barrels, 3rd and 4th passage, for a total of 24 months then at least 6 months of magnum aging

Characteristics  Vigna Argantino combines inside complexity, classic & austere character but well- balanced. It has an intense nose, with notes of violets, sour black cherry, goudron, truffle, rhubarb and liquorice. The mouthfeel reveals an austere texture and a full body, dense and complex. It has an extraordinary bottle ageing potential

Food combination        Ideal combination with rich pasta dishes as pasta with meat sauce (ragù), lasagna, ... red meat courses, even game