Appellation Barolo D.O.C.G.
Bottle sizes 0,750 lt. + 1,5 lt.
Variety Nebbiolo 100 % (Michet, Lampia and Rosè varieties)
Vineyard Barolo (Coste di Rose sub-area) and Diano d’Alba. Coste di Rose cru is located in Barolo and it is in front of Bussia cru (Monforte village). Coste di Rose is characterized by a very steep slope which allows the perfect maturation of the Nebbiolo bunches, needy of light and warmth
Exposure Orlandini has south and south-east exposures
Altitude 300/350 mt.
Soil Orlandini grapes are produced in part in Barolo and in part in Diano d’Alba villages. The Coste di Rose cru (Barolo village) is the result of two different geological formations: Elveziana and Tortoniana; this soil is characterized by: first layers, moderately calcareous mixed with some marine deposits, quartzite sand, fine limestone and clay, instead in the deep there are the “Sant’Agata” marls with their marine muds and predominance of fine sediments. In Diano d’Alba, the soil is primarily marl, clay, limestone and typical geological soil called Argilla di Lugagnano
Trellis system Low Guyot trellised system (planting density is 4000 vines per hectare)
Vinification The fermentation with skins takes place in cement tanks for 30 days. The aging - with malolactic fermentation –is both in Slavonia oak casks and in Allier oak tonneaux (3rd and 4th passage) for a total of 30 months then at least 8 months of bottles aging
Characteristics Orlandini shows a complex character: it is characterized by a ruby-red color with garnet – red hints. It has a nose full of rose, licorice, spices and aromatic herbs notes especially wild mint fragrance. On the palate, Orlandini reveals a full body, dense and complex with fascinating evolved scents due to the ageing in oak cask. It is a powerful Barolo with high ageing potential