Barolo Ravera di Monforte

  • Rocca Giovanni | Barolo DOCG Ravera di Monforte
Rocca Giovanni | Barolo DOCG Ravera di Monforte
Tasting notes

A well-structured, long-lived wine with intense garnet red color. The aroma is intense and fruity with notes of cherry, prune and pleasant tones of cinnamon and toasted hazelnuts. The taste is austere, full, harmonious and pleasantly tannic, with a persistent finish.

Barolo Ravera di Monforte

Barolo DOCG

A well-structured, long-lived wine with intense garnet red color. The aroma is intense and fruity with notes of cherry, prune and pleasant tones of cinnamon and toasted hazelnuts. The taste is austere, full, harmonious and pleasantly tannic, with a persistent finish.

Variety: 100% Nebbiolo Cru Ravera di Monforte
Esposure: south east
Soil: sand and calcareous marl
Altitude: 1100 ft asl (Monforte has the highest vineyards of the area)
Average age of vines: old vineyard planted in 1974
Yield per hectare: 65q/ha
Bottles: 9.000 (0,75l) 166 (1,5l)

Vinification

We only vinify grapes sourced from our vineyards.

Barolo Ravera is the expression of one of the most important cru in Monforte, a guarantee of fine aromas, sapid flavor, and great complexity. The mainly calcareous soil of this historical vineyard adds elegance and structure to the wine, making it ideal for aging.

Manual harvesting, destemming, soft pressing and skin maceration for 10 days under controlled temperature. Refined in barriques (French oak) for 12 months and then in Slovenian oak barrels for 18 months followed by 6-8 months in bottle.

Wine analysis

Alcohol content: Vol 14,55%
Residual sugar: g/l 0,58
Dry matter: g/l 31,2
Total acidity: 5,68%

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