Wine G.B. Burlotto, "Acclivi", Barolo DOCG, 2013
The wine is dark ruby color.
The wine shows a deep, balanced flavor with dense tannins.
The wine has a delicate flavor with hints of fresh flowers and herbs tones of mint, liquorice and spices.
The wine goes well with game, red meats, cheeses.
Barolo "Acclivi" 2009 - vintage "deep and delicate taste wine ... beautiful contrasts ..." (Anton Galloni, "The Wine Advocate").
For the first time the wine was produced in 1999. Nebiollo grapes from which the wine is created, collected from the best vineyards located in Verdun - plots Montelero, Neyrane, Dell'Olmo. The vines are planted on limestone and silty soils at an altitude of 350-420 meters from the south, east and west exposure. Age of vines varies from 10 to 40 years. Harvesting begins in the second week of October. After 15-day fermentation in stainless steel tanks, "Akklivi" about two and a half years is aged in oak barrels Allier and Slovenian oak volume of 35-50 hectoliters, and after filling another 12 months stored in the wine cellar.
Burlotto Winery was founded by Giovanni Battista Burlotto, who became famous in Piedmont at the end of the XIX century for his innovative attitude to winemaking. At the beginning of the activity was Burlotto supplier of Savoy royal house. Giovanni Battista became the first in the region, who began to sell wine in bottles with the name of his farm in the manner of French castles at the time, when more than the usual practice was to sell wine in oak barrels. Wines Giovanni Battista Burlotto participated in many international competitions and exhibitions, where fairly quickly won gold medals and diplomas, proving the high status of the manufacturer. Picture 32 medals can still be seen on the facade of the house of the XIX century, family-owned Burlotto.
Burlotto winery property consists of 30 acres, of which 24 are located in the commune of Verdun, which is known for its southern exposure and soils of white marl. Today, the winery is the mistress of Marina Burlotto, which falls founder grandniece.