Lessona 2015 D.O.C.
For centuries, the Nebbiolo variety has found one of its best expressions in the hills of Lessona, in northern Piedmont. The perfectly exposed Prevostura vineyard gives us a very elegant wine, following our tradition.
Production is very limited.
VINE VARIETIES: Nebbiolo 100%
ZONE OF PRODUCTION: Northern Piedmont, in Lessona, highest rows of vines of La Prevostura vineyard
ELEVATION: 390 metres above sea level
TERRAIN: 35% ancient marine sands, 40% silt, 25% clay
SIZE: 2,5 acres
VINE DENSITY: 1800 vines per acre
HARVEST: fully manual in small boxes, on 9th October 2015
WINE-MAKING: fermentation in stainless steel tanks with maceration of 30 days, malolactic fermentation in wood
REFINING: 22 months in cask, barriques and tonneaux. 11 months in bottle
OVERALL ALCOHOLIC GRADE: 14%
TOTAL ACIDITY: 5,85 g/l
TOTAL DRY EXTRACT: 25,59 g/l
NUMBER OF BOTTLES PRODUCED: 5800
AGING POTENTIAL: over 30 years
Download the fact sheet of Lessona 2015 (PDF format)
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