'GRL' Langhe Rosato

"Our United Vines Langhe Rosato 2019 is produced with 75% Nebbiolo grapes and 25% Barbera grapes. Both varieties are cultivated in our own parcels in the village of La Morra, more precisely the hills of San Biagio in Santa Maria, Hamlet.

The vines are quite aged; the Nebbiolo vines are 20 years old and the Barbera vines are 15 years old.

The harvest in 2019 was a beautiful and classic harvest— near excellent. It was quite late in the typical harvest season, being that we harvested the grapes for the Rosato on the second week of October. The grapes were pressed whole cluster, consecutive maceration for about 8 hours. They were then fermented in stainless steel tanks. It was then bottled in March.

The color is pale pink with ruby tinges. On the nose one recognizes floral nuances, typical of Nebbiolo variety— bright roses and violets. There is a very present note of fresh red fruit and sour cherry, which is typical of Barbera variety. The aromatic profile is completed by some notes of yellow peach and tropical fruit. On the palate the wine shows a good acidity and a hint of tannins, making it certainly a territorial wine."

-Isabella Oddero

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The winery’s roots go back to the end of the 18th century when our ancestors began to make wine under their own name. The wine cellars, located in the frazione Santa Maria of La Morra, are raised up on a natural terrace and overlook the hills of the Langhe. Immersed in a sea of beautifully tended vineyards, our winery cultivates 35 hectares of the best cru of the Langhe and Asti territories to make some of Piedmont’s most renown

wines: Barolo, Barbaresco, Langhe Nebbiolo, Dolcetto d’Alba, Barbera d’Alba, Barbera d’Asti, and Moscato. Traditional knowledge and modern production techniques. Tenacity, patience, and respect for our territory and its raw materials. Making wine means attending to every last detail, from winter to spring pruning, from thinning to harvest, from pressing to fermentation and a long aging time. Quality reveals itself in the details.

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