Forteto Pian dei Sogni
Piemonte Brachetto doc
Grapes: Brachetto 100%
Vineyard: The Pian dei Sogni vineyard is located in Loazzolo (Langa Astigiana, Pienionte), altitude 1.400 feet. This vineyard is part of land given in 1913 by the great-grandfather Novelli Michele (called Il Rosso) to Novelli Tomaso (called Mason del Rosso) maternal grandfather ofthe present owner: Mr Giancarlo Scaglione. ll Rosso was a very successful man and he was able to give a farm to each of his 6 sons.
Tecnology Production: The slightly over-ripe grapes are left for a short time, before crushing. The new wine, after racking, ferrnents in small oak-casks where it completes its development. During he Winter season the casks are placed outside the cellar to assist the cool-stabilization. Bottling is preceded by careful fining with eggwhite. The wine is then put on sale after two years.
Organoleptic Characteristics: Recommended temperature 16/18° C in long tulip glass.
Typical meditation wine.
Serving Suggestion: Best accompaniments are almonds, nuts, chocolate and chestnut cake.
Alcohol: 9 - 10 % vol.
Total potential alcohol: >16% vol
Total acidity: 5,5 - 6,5%
6 bottles 37,5 cl in wooden case.