WINE - A traditional Barolo D.O.C.G. aged three years
HISTORY - Popular in Piedmont at the end of the nineteenth century as a fortifying elixir. The traditional recipe added an infusion of china (a bark extract from Cinchona trees) together with twenty-seven spices and herbs to a basis of Barolo
WINEMAKING - The twenty-eight spices are left steeped in the wine for ninety days. Once the wine is bottled, it rests for further ninety days before being marketed
TASTING NOTES - Deep garnet red with brick red highlights. Complex, persistent bouquet of spices and aromatic herbs, with prevailing flavours of cinchona bark, cinnamon and rhubarb. Generous, mouth filling with a velvety texture. A pleasantly bitter aftertaste
ALCOHOL - 16.5% by vol.
FOOD PAIRINGS - Excellent digestive, even more charming with dark chocolate (70-80% cocoa). A wine for meditation
SERVING TEMPERATURE - 18°/20°C | 61°/65°F SIZE - Bottle 0.50 l