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%.
Vineyards: located in the municipalities of Grinzane Cavour, MGA Raviole e Borzone and La Morra, MGA Roere di Santa Maria.
Altitude: 250 m.a.s.l.
Soil: high level of clay, little sand and medium quantity of limestone. Soil geology: Marne di Sant’Agata Fossili.
Harvest: grapes are harvested by hand in plastic crates between the end of September and mid-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 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 24-30 months. The wine is bottled during the summer and ages in bottle before being released. Formats available: bottle (75cl), magnum (1.5L), jeroboam (3L).