Grape: 100% pinot nero
Vineyard: Montebello della Battaglia
year of installation : 1987
production: 80 q/ha
soil type: calcareous clay
sun exposure: southwest
altitude: 200 m
growing System: guyot
Denominazione: Pinot nero dell’ Oltrepo Pavese denominazione di origine protetta
first production: 2009
Vinification: Grape cluster thinning, hand- harvested at the beginning of September and placed in 15 kg grape boxesWhole grapes are gently pressed at the coolest hours of the day and transferred to stainless steel tanks, followed by must inoculation with selected yeast from Bourgogne. Fermentation occurs at 25°C for 10-12 days with frequent reassemblage and délestage.It rests for further 20 months in new French oak barrique with weekly battonage. Malolatic fermentation takes place before winter in barrique with light filtering and no clarification, remaining at least 6 months for maturation in bottle.
Organoleptic Characteristics: Luigi P is structured andwith backbone. It’s dark ruby and vividly bright colour with light orangy is complex to the nose with notes of red berries, prune and vanilla. Savoury and mellow, with an elegant and fine bouquet, typical of noble vineyards.
Gastronomic Combinations: Excellent with risottos prepared with beef broth, grilled roasted meat, white or red meat stew, game; try it also with swordfish and tuna fish.
service temperature: a 20° C in large wine glasses