Barolo Lazzarito Vietti 2012
Winemaking: the grapes are selected from the single vineyard Lazzarito in Serralunga, which has 4,500 plants by hectare that are 39 years old and low yields of 20 hl/ha (1.1 ton/acre).
The grapes are harvested and gently pressed, their juice ferments for 18 days in stainless steel tanks at 28-34° C (82-93 F).
Lazzarito vineyard is one of the most famous “crus” of Serralunga.
Aging: the wine is aged for 4 months in French oak barrels, followed by an additional 32 months in Slovenian oak casks. Unfiltered.
Description: deep garnet red in color. Richly rounded with a robust and velvety texture; intensely aromatic with hints of figs and plums. Elegant with soft and sweet tannins, followed by a long finish.