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.
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