Gattinara D.O.C.G. Riserva
It is a wine of great tradition and it is produced with selected grapes from varied vineyards situated on the hills around Gattinara. Their ideal location, the composition of the soil as well as the modern wine-making technologies, contribute to the production of this harmonic and balanced wine gifted with a distinctive and complex bouquet.
Borgofranco is dedicated to the town of Gattinara, symbol of freedom and autonomy from 1242 when it got the qualification of “Borgo Franco” (free town) from the Republic of Vercelli. Its independence was then confirmed repeatedly, both by Viscontis and by Savoias, until the unity of Italy.
Colour: Brilliant garned red, turning tock a brick shade
Composition: 100% Nebbiolo, local name Spanna
Category: Gattinara made by 100% Nebbiolo grapes
Profile: Varied vineyards situated on the hills in the town of Gattinara. Yield per hectare : 45hl max/ 3500 plants/ Ageing Minimum four years in oak barrels and 1 year in the bottle.
Alcohol rate: 12.5 – 13.5%
Nose: Refined with a large bouquet, with notes of small red fruits and spices hints, natural scent of viola, which is strengthened in case of prolonged ageing
Taste: Deep, dry and full-bodied with the right amount of tannins and a typical bitter finish; it has an excellent structure and length
TO BE SERVED WITH
Excellent with first plates and risotti, roasted meats and braised beef, game. Interesting with fermented cheeses, included the classic Parmigiano Reggiano