Giuseppe Mascarello Barolo Monprivato

Giuseppe Mascarello

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Wine label
Vintage:1991
Bottle sizes:750 ML
Country:Italy
Region:Piedmont
Appellation:Barolo
Type:Red
Varietals:Nebbiolo
Vineyard:The Mauro Mascarello family MONPRIVATO vineyard is located in the village of Castiglione Falletto, and is a classic prime medium-hillside site stretching over six hectares (15 acres) at 280 metres above sea level, in the heart of the Barolo wine-growing area. It is historic vineyard, as is confirmed by old land registry archives dating back to 1666.
Orientation:Southwest.
Soil:Silty, calcareous, packed with active limestone, composed of blue-grey marl of marine formation from the Helvetian era of the Miocene epoch, Tertiary period.
Viticulture:Hand harvested towards the middle of October. Estate-grown bunches thinned during the summer undergo traditional-style, floating cap fermentation for 20/25 days.
Vinification:Estate-grown bunches thinned during the summer undergo traditional-style, floating cap fermentation for 20/25 days.
Aging:The wine is then matured in medium-sized Slavonian oak barrels for around 38 months.