|Nimetus:||Olivero Mario Barolo Bricco Rocca DOCG 14,5% 75cl|
|Kirjeldus:||Olivero Mario is a small Italian family-owned winery, operated by a father and a son, who put great passion into winemaking. The winery is situated in Roddi, a small village lying in the Barolo wine zone in the heart of the hilly area of the Langhe. The annual production comes from only 4 hectares of vineyards and is about 15 000 total bottles only (divided by their range of 7 different products). As many prodecudes as possible, are done with hands and with nature-friendly organic ways and products.
Grapes: 100% Nebbiolo.
Vineyard: The grapes fot this amazing wine come from two little vineyards, located in the Brunate and Fossati areas of La Morra. Thet have south-east exposure, at an altitude of 350m above sea level. Grape harvest is usually done 25th of September to 15th of October, depending on the year.
Ageing: Takes place in oak barrels, 40% of which are new, for 30 months. After bottling, refinement of wine lasts for about 10 months inside the winecellar.
Characteristics: Barolo is a garnet ret colored wine with typical orange reflections. At nose, it combines the spicy scent of grapes and wood, refined by elegant aromas of flowers growing over time. It has a full-bodied mouth where delicate scents of wood are the background to the typical hints of violet and cherry due to the extraordinary authenticity of the Nebbiolo grape
Goes well with: main courses of red beef such as roasts, braised and stewed, but pairs also perfectly with all game meats. A great and typical pairing is mature or blue cheese, but an even more intriguing one is with dark chocolate. Due to its high quality and balance, the wine is ideal for long-term ageing, being able to last up to 15 years after the vintage.
The best drinking temperature is about 18 C, served in large glasses.