CRUSSI

The Piedmontese term crussi means “worry”. The “crussi” is the emotion that gives life to every big challenge. Crussi - during the passage of years – was a big fascinating “worry”.

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

Bottle size         0,750 lt.

Variety             Nebbiolo

Vineyard          Diano d’Alba village

Exposure          South-eastern exposure

Altitude           300/350 mt.

Soil      The soil is primarily marl, clay, limestone and typical geological soil of Diano d’Alba (Argilla di Lugagnano)

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 bottles aging

Characteristics    Crussi shows an extraordinary and well- balanced character. It has an intense nose, with notes of blackberry, liquorice, tar, tobacco and spices. In mouth, Crussi is full-bodied with fascinating evolved scents due to the ageing in oak barrels. Perfect balance between great purity and complexity.

Food combination        Ideal combination with red and white meat courses, even game