To the old medieval name of the Castiglione Tinella village - Castelleone - was dedicated this Langhe DOC Pinot Nero.
Appellation Langhe D.O.C. Pinot Nero
Bottle size 0,750 lt.
Variety Pinot Noir
Vineyard Castiglione Tinella village.
Exposure West exposure
Altitude 250 mt.
Soil The soil composition is marl, clay and limestone
Trellis system Low Guyot trellised system
Vinification The fermentation with the skins takes place in a cement tanks for 2 weeks. The aging - with malo-lactic fermentation – is in Allier oak barrels, 3rd and 4th passage, for a total of 18 months then at least 6 months of bottles aging
Characteristics Castelleone offers a lovely aromatic blend of red ripe cherry, spices, and ginger in the nose. In the mouth, full- bodied, finishes with startlingly vivid florality, sweet berry fruit and spice
Food combination Ideal combination with meat appetizers and with main courses, even strongly dressed. When aged it is a proper combination for red and white meat courses