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