Poderi dell' Antica Vigna Rionda Barolo Tommaso Canale - 2008

Poderi dell’ Antica Vigna Rionda Barolo Tommaso Canale – 2008

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Poderi dell' Antica Vigna Rionda Barolo Tommaso Canale - 2008

Grapes / Soils

Nebbiolo Planted 1947 Calcareous grey clay 1 ha

The Wine

Vineyard Profile
  • Vineyard name / Location: Vigna Rionda / Serralunga d’Alba
  • Years planted: 1946
Harvest Notes
  • Grape-Harvest: The harvest takes place in the second half of October.
  • Fermentation: Vinification is carried out in a stainless steel tank with ambient yeasts. The fermentation takes place over 6 weeks with regular punching-down and Remontages.
  • Aging: The wine is aged in large Slavonian oak casks for 36 months.
  • Bottling: The wine is bottled without filtration.
Winemaker's Notes
  • Colour: Concentrated, bright Garnet.
  • Bouquet: Violet, roses, leather, tar with balsamic overtones, black fruit characteristics and notes of Alba truffle.
  • Taste: Classic Vigna Rionda Barolo flavors of black cherry and other dark fruits, with spicy notes and even a hint of black olive. A very powerful and long-lived wine, with a massive structure combined with extreme elegance.
  • Pairings: Stews, red meats and darker game such as wild boar. Deep Thought.
Wine Summary
  • Made from Nebbiolo grapes.
  • Vine age- planted 1947.
  • Grown on soils of Calcareous grey clay.
  • Fermented in stainless steel tanks, using ambient yeasts.
  • Aged in large Slovenian oak casks.
  • Aged for 36 months.
  • Bottled unfiltered.
Technical Information
  • Total Acidity: 6.30 %
  • Sugar: 0
  • pH: 3.6
  • Maximum Serving Temperature: 16°-17° C

Reviews

93 Points

Great finesse marks this dense, fruit-filled red. Cherry, raspberry, eucalyptus, tar and tobacco ride the bright acidity and firm tan¬nins, and this kicks into overdrive on the finish, which is full of spice and tobacco notes.

Wine Spectator, January, 2013