Wine Renato Ratti, "Rocche dell'Annunziata", Barolo DOCG, 2013
Wine elegant red-garnet color.
Aromatic wine with good body and moderate tannins reveals an elegant, warm taste with hints of cassis and dried raspberries in the frame of the notes of oak, spice, tobacco and leather.
Wine has subtle persistent bouquet with hints of flowers, licorice, leather and tobacco.
Wine perfectly complements the taste of the rich and exquisite meat dishes of haute cuisine. It will make a wonderful couple with cooked on a spit or grilled red meat, poultry, white meat and mature cheeses.
A wonderful red wine Renato Ratti, "Rocche dell'Annunziata" made from Nebbiolo grapes grown in the vineyard Rocche dell'Annunziata near the town of La Morra. This vineyard, covering an area of about 1.5 hectares, has long been considered one of the most significant throughout the Barolo. Vines planted on the south-western exposure on the ground, which is composed of blue marl and sand, give rise to the wine of incredible elegance and depth of flavor. Nebbiolo harvest usually harvested in late September - early October. Carefully selected ground berries and subjected to fermentation at a controlled temperature of 30 ° C. Average time of maceration is 7-10 days. Malolactic fermentation is done in oak barrels. Wine matures for 2 years in French oak barriques and barrels of 25 hectoliters. Storage capacity of wine is 25 years.
Since the mid-seventies to the late eighties, Renato Ratti is actively involved in the development of winemaking in the region, creating a set of laws and regulations. He was appointed president of the Barolo Consortium and Director of the Consortium of Asti. It is thanks to his hard work, Barollo won worldwide recognition, going to the world level. After the sudden death of Renato Ratti company was headed by a very young son Pietro, who had just graduated from the School of Enology in Alba. It was from his arrival to the present day economy is undergoing restructuring and large-scale expansion. In 2002, construction began on a new winery.
"The uniqueness of the origin of a particular sub-region, the classification of different wines, endurance and proper production, which provides flexibility, durability and elegance - these are three basic concepts that I believe the new style of wine", - Renato Ratti, 1971.