Nabucco

Made in 1992 for the first time, Nabucco is the symbol of Monte delle Vigne. Red wine with a great structure, it is expressed with elegance, strength and depth. The hints of red fruit of Barbera blend with the tannins of the Merlot creating a unique set.

Nabucco

Agronomic specs

Grapes70% Barbera, 30% Merlot
ExposureSouth West
Altitude230/300 mts
Soil typologySoil rich in clay and calcium
Plant density6000 plants/Ha
Raising systemGuyot
Production/Ha60 Ha
Harvest timeSeptember/October
Vineyard average age9/30 years

Enologic specs

Typology I.G.T. Emilia
Harvest makingManual with choice
Fermentation timeMaceration on skins for 40 days
Fermentation temperature <32° C
Maturation12 months in French oak Allier’s barriques
BottlingWithout filtration, after 13 months
Ripening in bottle1 year
Alcohol14,5% Vol.

Organoleptic specs

ColourRuby red colour with violaceous reflections.
NoseWide and strong, with red fruits, liquorice and underwood.
PalateGreat structure, flowery with soft and silky tannins. Persistent and elegant ending.
Service’s temperature16-18° C
Together withRed meats, roast meat and Parmesan cheese
Awards
  • 2017
    VITAE, LA GUIDA DEI VINI 2017
    3 VITI
    2012
  • 2017
    Gold 90+ Gilbert et Gaillard
    91/100
    2011
  • 2017
    An essential guide to Italian wines 2017
    90/100
    2012
  • 2016
    Decanter World Wine Awards 2016
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Nabucco