Sette anni

Roero Arneis DOCG

Angelo Negro e Figli

Unique in the appellation, this is the first Arneis ever to have attempted the path of long ageing, and it is made only in excellent vintages.
This is a challenge which reserved a surprising result.

Roero Arneis 7 anni - Negro Angelo e Figli

VINIFICATION

Maceration: absent, direct pressing of the grapes
Malolactic fermentation: absent
Fermentation: in stainless steel tanks at 17 degrees
Maturation: in stainless steel tanks “sur lies” with “battonage” for 7 months minimum
Aging in bottle: 7 years
Preservation and endurance: bottle in horizontal position, more than 10 years

SENSORY PROFILE

Straw yellow color, with intense golden highlights. The beginning of citrus bouquet reminds hazelnuts and anise, hints of peach delicate after smell, ripe pears and saffron. Immediately warm palate, followed by a good acid note that brings us to an intricate and developing mineral texture and finishes with sapid taste.
Serving temperature: 12-13° C

VINEYARD

Grape variety: Arneis
Production area: Roero
Altitude: 320 m above s.l.
Sun exposure: south
Soil: calcareous – sandy, rich of fossil shells
Breeding system: guyot

HARVEST

Period: September
Harvest: hand-picking with the 20 kg boxes