Monforte d’Alba (CN)
Exposure and average altitude
South-southwest / 380 meters
“Diano” sandstone, characteristic of the Tortoniano geological age, young soils with good sustainable hydration, made up of sandy-limestone deposits
Organic and compost
Thinning of shoots and early clusters throughout the maturation period with further bunch selection at harvest. The grapes go through the traditional process for red wine vinification and fermentation at temperatures of 28°-30° C in steel tanks.
About 10 months of aging in the bottle follow.
The wine is not filtered.
An intense, red-granite colour with orange accents. On the nose, pungent sensations of black pepper, leather and cinnamon are evoked, together with more delicate. ones of violet and Spanish cherries. The mouthfeel is tannic to the right degree with a moderate austerity. The coherence with the olfactory sensations is marked and emerges during the stages of wine tasting. Suggested serving temperature: 15-17° C.
The reigning dynasties were made spectacular in tournaments, carousels, masquerades, ballets, musical works, interludes. These representations were also a propitious occasion to exhibit, magnify and revive the glories of the prince and his lineage.
It is a political allegory and a call for peace and concord. Love, introduced by the Alpine Hercules, frees the Heroes of the Alps from their madness, inclined and induced to war.