A ruby red color tending to garnet; it has an elegant and distinctive bouquet, vinous, intense, with delicate scents of violets. Its taste is harmonious, well balanced and dry at the right point with a very persistent taste of currant and almond. It is ideal for very rich pasta dishes with meat sauce and accompanies quite well the typical boiled Piedmont dishes.
About Sylla Sebaste
The 7 acres owned by the company are located in the town of Barolo, in the prestigious locations Bussia and Bricco Viole. Sylla Sabate produces traditional varieties such as Nebbiolo, Dolcetto, Barbera and Freisa. Thanks to its location and the use of innovative techniques, both in the vineyards and winery, the company sells annually roughly 70,000 prized bottles.
Method: natural fermentation in stainless steel fermenter
Temperature: 25 °C spontaneous and not thermo-conditioned
Duration: 10 days
Malolactic: carried out in stainless steel
Aging: in wood
Age of barrels: a mixture of new and second passage
Type of wood: oak
Type of barrel: large barrel
Toasting level: medium
Percentage of new barrels: 30 %
Length of time in wood: 12 months
Minimum time in bottle: 6 months