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Producer: San SilvestroGrape Varieties: 100% NebbioloOptimum Drinking: Within 5 yearsWine Style: Full bodied elegant redAlcohol by Volume: 13.5%Closure: Natural CorkCountry: Italian
Cantine San Silvestro is located in the territory of the Commune of Novello. It mainly produces the leading Piemontese DOC and DOCG red wines, with a storage capacity in a controlled microclimate of around 400,000 bottles with a total surface area of over 5,000 square metres. The grapes vinified by Cantine San Silvestro are mostly grown in the Langhe, and from vineyards to be found in the Roero and the Monferrato regiobns. Today, San Silvestro represents the continuation of a project begun by Giovanni Sartirano, and carried forward through four generations. Over the years the firm - run today by cousins Paolo and Guido Sartirano - has gradually expanded beyond the local market, and now the production of "Cantine San Silvestro" is sold throughout Italy and abroad.
Marl clay and sand.
Crushing and destemming; fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 28-30C; maceration on the skins for 10 days with daily pumping of the must over the cap Aged for 12 months in large Slavonian oak casks.
Full bodied, elegant and persistent with vanilla overtones.
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