Barolo RISERVA "Luna Nera" DOCG 2007 Filari di Luna
This wine is produced by Filari di Luna winery in La Morra hamlet in the Cuneo province by using 100% Nebbiolo grapes. For the cultivation is used the French Guyot method on vines which were planted in 1980 at 380 meters above the sea level. The exposition is South, South-west so to receive the light during the whole day even in winter season. The soil is made by moraine with prevalence of marl with clay and limestone rocks. The grape harvest takes place during the first 20 days of October. There is a manual picking and the maceration takes place on peels for 15 days under temperature control. The wine age for 4 years in Slovenian oak barrels and the final refinement in bottle lasts 12 months.
Characteristics of the Barolo Riserva
The Barolo Riseva della cantina Filari di Luna has a garnet colour with orange reflections. The scent is intense and persistent with marked cherry and prune aromas in addition to some tobacco, spicy and liquorice hints. The taste is warm, rich, intense and persistent. The proof can achieve the 14 degrees. The total acidity is 5,35 grams per litre and the dry extract, which embodied the structure of the wine, is 33 grams per litre.
Suggested pairings while tasting this famous wine from Piedmont
It is perfect with roasted meats or every kind of game. It has to be served in wide wine glasses at 20°C.