Pressenda is a spectacular vineyard overlooking the Castle of Serralunga d’Alba, located in the cru Castelletto of Monforte d’Alba. The wine is ready to develop in the bottle, yet is already enjoyable thanks to the natural acidic component that refreshes the palate.
Vineyard of production:
Pressenda Castelletto – Monforte d’Alba
Average age of vineyards:
70 quintals per hectare
First year of production:
Crushing-destemming followed by maceration in contact with skins. Spontaneous alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature using indigenous yeasts and in contact with its skins; daily pumpovers. When this process is done, submerged cap maceration is carried out, followed by dry racking, cold decantation, and transfer to barrels.
Completely spontaneous malolactic fermentation during the submerged cap maceration.
In barrels of 500 liters for the first 12 months, then transferred to oak barrels of 50 hectoliters for the next 24 months, at the end of which is assemblage and bottling. Rests in the bottle at a constant temperature of 14° C (57° F) for six months before release.
With great structure and drinkability, its flavors evolve from mint and violet to raspberry and spices. In the mouth, it is solid and persistent. Able to withstand time, this wine pairs well with important dishes. Serve at 18° C (64° F) after bringing the bottle to room temperature 24 hours before drinking.
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