Cantine Garrone Prunent

Country: 
Italy
Region: 
Piedmont
Item code: 
ICG006
Vintage: 
2015
Bottle sizes: 
750 ML
Appellation: 
Valli Ossolane
Wine type: 
Red
Organic: 
Practicing
Cantine Garrone
Varietals: 
Nebbiolo
Sourced from the oldest vines of the Prunent type of Nebbiolo - many vines are on original rootstock.
Varying - mostly south-facing.
Glacial schist.
Hand-harvested. Average age of vines 60-80 years.
Fermented in steel for 7 days on the skins.
Aged for six months in stainless steel followed by 12 months in botti (and about 5% in used barriques) followed by six months in the bottle before release.
About 333 cases produced depending on the vintage.
PrĂ¼nent is a local biotype of Nebbiolo from which it is believed the rest of the Nebbiolo in Piedmont evolved. The bunches are more compact and cylindrical than the Nebbiolo grown elsewhere. Each bottle has a symbol on the label, the Prunent has the a grape on the label as the Prunent is the most prized grape of the region.
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