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Sfursat 5 Stars 2010 DOCG has an intense and deep garnet color, a rich scent and very complex, with elegant notes of ripe raspberry and violet. And 'rich spicy notes that blend in coffee. The flavor is concentrated, vigorous, extraordinarily intense and pleasant, with aristocratic background of ripe blackberry and spice. In the finale is full-bodied, broad and persistent.
Grapes: 100% Nebbiolo - Chiavennasca.
The vineyard: the most acclaimed parcels of subzones Inferno, Grumello and
Fracia latter cru exclusive property of Casa Negri, provided the Grapes intended. The vines trained by the Guyot modified headband, (3500 / hectare) on terraces well exposed south at 400-450 meters above sea level, with sandy-loam soils loose and shallow, gave a yield of 60 quintals / hectare. Only 35% of the grapes withering places are selected for Sfursat 5 Stars DOCG.
The vinification and aging: the selection of clusters of Nebbiolo - Chiavennasca began in late September and ended in early October. Those picked were put in boxes (single layer, Kg max. 5 per cassette), and were made to dry naturally in a fruit cellar, losing about 30% of their weight. At the end of withering, in early January 2011, we proceeded to de-stemming and crushing the grapes that arrived in the cellar at a temperature of 4 °, remained for three days in cryo -macerazione (for the development of perfumes), then for brewing 16 days at a temperature of 25 ° / 26 °. After fermentation, after a stop in tank 24 hours, the wine was placed in new French barriques Allier and Nevers for 20 months where he completed both the alcoholic fermentation malolactic fermentation. After assembly, will be bottled for the refinement of about 4 months before release.