Monprivato is one of the most prestigious areas of wine production, not only in the area of Castiglione Falletto, but in the whole Barolo wine district because of its amazing soil. This vineyard makes an amazing full-bodied wine with a great ageing potential. The grapes were harvested when fully mature and the vinification started immediately upon arriving the cellar. After destemming and soft pressing comes fermentation – which takes place at about 30°C in stainless steel tanks. This is followed by maceration using the submerged-cap method, consisting of leaving the must in contact with the skins and pips which traditionally lasts about six weeks. After racking, the ideal conditions for a perfect malolactic fermentation are created in the cellar. The wine matures in traditional big Slavonian oak barrels for 24 months and ages in the bottle before release. Barolo enjoys an extraordinary longevity.
The colour of this wine surprises for the intensity of the shades of garnets and rubies, and the brilliance is emphasised when into the glass. Its potent alcohol content is given by the formation of abundant tears. The different flavours of the Nebbiolo grapes are drawn to the fore by its rich and lingering bouquet, amplified by the elegant sensations of black cherry, blueberry, peach conserve. With ageing this wine develops tertiary notes of liquorice, tobacco, noble woods and delicate forest floor. As times goes by, ethereal sensations come up with hints of resin and sweet spices. Warm and round in the mouth at first, it then shows a wonderful complexity. The flavour is full, well-structured with evident acidity and tannins that evolve and find their balance with ageing.