2016 Taliano Michele Blagheur Nebbiolo, Langhe DOC, Piedmont, Italy
Beautiful ruby-red colour; it reveals perfumes of white flowers, raspberries, and cherries, which carry through to the palate; well-balanced tannins; Approachable now, this will also age well.
VINE: Nebbiolo 100%
ALTITUDE: 300m above sea level
SYSTEM OF VINE GROWTH: Guyot
NR. OF VINESTOCKS PER HECTARE: 4000
RETURN IN WINE PER HECTARE: 63 hl
VINTAGE: first half of October
VINIFICATION: traditional with maceration
REFINEMENT: wood for 12 months
REFINEMENT IN BOTTLE: 2 months
ALCOHOLIC CONTENT: 13,5-14%
Blagheur prefers mushroom dishes, ripe cheeses, second courses which include chicken, rabbit, and game.