Langhe Nebbiolo Bric Cenciurio 2018

This Langhe Nebbiolo has an excellent structure and typical Nebbiolo aromas, mainly fruity scents, but also hints of flowers and spicy, the aromas are open and intense
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WineryBric Cenciurio
TypeRed Wines
Wine zoneLanghe
Appellation or VineLanghe D.O.C.
Composition100% Nebbiolo (Lampia, Rosè)
Alcoholic Content14
Bottle typeBorgognona
Content (cl)75
Glass typeBordeaux Grand Cru
This red wine comes from a careful selection of Nebbiolo grapes of the Michet , Lampia and Rosé sub-varieties. The vineyards are located in the municipalities of Magliano Alfieri, Castellinaldo and Barolo, facing south -west and at an altitude of 250/300 meters above sea level. The vines age is 45 years old. The training system is Trellised and the pruning system is Guyot. The production is about 1.2 kg of grapes per vine. There are about 4300 vines per hectare. The soil is typically clayey with blue and white marls layers at low depths. The yield per hectare is 5,000 kg of grapes. The harvest period is the first 10 days of October. The fermentation and the maceration take place at a controlled temperature and last 7-8 days in stainless steel tanks. The aging in wood lasts about 18 months and then the wine is stored few months in the bottle during which the Nebbiolo variety elegance comes out. The color is garnet red with ruby reflections. In the nose you can find notes of rosehip and raspberry and a hint of goudron. In the mouth it is velvety and silken, with a great persistence, the aftertaste is mineral and with a hint of violet. The tannins are soft and pleasant.

The producer

Bric Cenciurio is located in the heart of the Langhe hills in the village of Barolo. The company takes its name from the place-name of hill’s strip in the municipality of Castellinaldo: "Bric Cenciurio " that means top of the hill named Cenciurio. Bric Cenciurio company was born at the beginning of the nineties by the idea of Franco Pittatore and his brother-in-law Carlo that decide to join the lands of their families and to make wine. Currently the company is run by Alessandro and Alberto Pittatore and their uncle Carlo with the collaboration of the winemaker Gianfranco Cordero. The vineyard area is about 15 hectares located in 3 areas: Barolo, Castellinaldo and Magliano Alfieri. The company has always been committed to reduce the use of synthetic chemicals substances in the vineyards, keeping alive the good agricultural practices learned from parents and grandparents. Alberto and Alessandro personally take care of all the details and work in the vineyard and in the cellar, perhaps with some extra effort, but with the belief that wine and grape products are alive and constantly evolving, therefore, must be respected and the ecosystem must be preserved intact.

Best with

Red meats, fish and grilled white meats, cheeses or chocolate.

How to serve it

It should be served at 18-20 degrees centigrade. The perfect glass is crystal clear, smooth and colorless.

How to keep

If properly stored, it can age 20-25 year. The bottles should be stored horizontally in cool, humid and dark place.


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