Michele Chiarlo Tortoniano

Tortoniano is named for the tortonian-era soils in which the vines are planted, which contain a high percentage of magnesium and manganese. Grape clusters are thinned and are harvested somewhat later than usual so that the fruit attains higher concentration. Temperatures are strictly controlled during vinification and the wine is aged for two years in large oak casks and one year in bottle before release.

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Grape Variety:
Italy, Barolo
Tasting Notes:
Spice, Bright Acidity, Mint, Red Fruits, Silky Tannins
Food Pairing:
Game Meat, Roasted Meat, Hard Cheeses
Enjoyment Factor:
Slightly chilled (60-65 degrees)
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Vineyard Information

Barolo, Cuneo, Italy