Camilla is our Barolo classico and it is produced with grapes from different vineyards whose soils are similar in terms of age and composition. Barolo Camilla is elegant and beautiful. It represents the harmony and the balance of a traditional Barolo and it distinguishes for drinkability and pleasantness every vintage. The aromas are ample and floral with nuances of spices. The palate is gentle with fine tannins balanced with the typical structure, which can be appreciated in youth for those who love the energy of Barolo that reaches its best expression with a few years of bottle age.
Food pairing: rich dishes such as mains with meat, game, stew and matured cheese.
Grape variety: Nebbiolo 100%.
Plots: located in different municipalities in the Barolo region.
Altitude: between 250 m.a.s.l. and 450 m.a.s.l.
Soil: Soil compositions: Marne di Sant’Agata Fossili – high presence of clay, little sand and medium quantity of limestone and Formazione di Lequio – rich in limestone, good presence of clay and layers of sandstone (sand cemented with limestone).
Harvest: grapes are harvested by hand in plastic crates between the end of September and the end of October.
In the months before the harvest, clusters are selected carefully and are picked when the phenolic ripeness is at its best. Fermentation takes place in temperature-controlled tanks and is combined with long skin-contact maceration which last about 20-30 days, sometimes with submerged cap management. Malolactic fermentation is carried out in stainless steel and concrete tanks. The wine is aged in big Slavonian oak barrels and French oak tonneaux for about 24-30 months. The wine ages in bottle before being released. Formats available: bottle (75cl), magnum (1.5L), jeroboam (3L).