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2019 Massucco Nebbiolo d'Alba: Piedmont, Italy


Tasting Notes

Elegance is key with Nebbiolo. This wine shows a ruby red color, tending to garnet. A bouquet of fruity and characteristic aromas of dried flower and red fruits. The palate is clean, velvety, and delicate with a dry finish. This wine pairs excellent with meats, roasts, game, and aged cheeses.

Winery Details

Since the beginning of the 20th century, the Massucco family has cultivated the vineyards that surround its winery. The grapes from these vineyards give life to some of the most important Piemont wines. Since its origins the company’s activity is based on the quality of the wine. The grapes are grown by the Massucco family on their 50 acres and without the use of GMO products with the www.thegreenexperience.it certification for a rethought and sustainable “green” agriculture.

The wines produced in the historical cellars are among the most authentic examples of the culture of the Roero regions and have been chosen as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Over the years, Massucco has been able to introduce to the market its own unique wine tradition, paying attention to the tastes of the consumers, but always respecting the characteristics that the denominations DOC and DOCG require.

The company produces and markets red and white wines under the Massucco brand. Other brands offered by the winery also include various high-quality sparkling wines and a special line of vintage red wines that derive from selected grapes through a process that involves choosing the best bunches in the vineyards followed by meticulous work in the cellars.

In their continuous pursuit of excellence, the Massucco family has experimented with new processing methods and technological solutions, while integrating traditional wine making expertise. The results are wines that are distinguished by harmonious aromas and flavors, which reflect the best Piemont wine tradition. Massucco wines have be selected among the Italian wines with best quality to price ratio.

The Massucco company is an example of how a contemporary product can be made that boasts centuries of history, enhancing it and bringing it to the attention of an ever expanding public.

Wine Summary

Winery/Producer: Azienda Agricola Massucco

Grape(s): 100% Nebbiolo

Style: Red, dry

Origin: Nebbiolo d'Alba, Piedmont, Italy

Vinification: Organic and sustainable practices. The grapes are hand-harvested. At the winery, the grapes are destemmed, crushed, fermented in horizontal vinificators and batonnage in steel tanks, or aged on the lees. Once the wine has matured, it is then aged in large oak barrels for 12 months in the cellar.

Aging: Aged in a combination of stainless steel vats and large oak barrels for 12 months.

% ABV: 13.5%