Terre Alfieri D.O.C.G. Nebbiolo “L’Ascensiun”



Production zone: Piedmont Region, Province of Asti
Climate: Mediterranean, characterized by harsh winters with temperatures reaching -15°C, and hot and humid summers with temperatures reaching 35° C
Soil: medium mix, calcareous becoming quite limy
Altitude: 200-300 meters above sea level
Training system: traditional Piedmontese guyot with a vine density ranging from 4,000 to 4,500 vine stocks per hectare
Production yield per hectare: 85 q.li/ha
Average age of the vines: 15-20 years
Maturing: in 25 hectolitre French barrels for at least one and a half years. In the bottle for a least 6 months
Colour:  garnet red with orange nuances
Aroma: intense, with good complexity and elegance, frank olfactory bouquet, floral with notes of violet, fruity with notes of blackberry and raspberry, and spicy with notes of black pepper and coffee
Taste: dry, warm, soft, with a precise vinous flavour creating roundness, enhanced by the discreet presence of tannins. Virile wine
Total acidity: <5,6 gr./l
Dry extract: < 27 gr./l
Serving temperature: 18°C in stem glassed for full-body red wines. Open the bottle at least one hour before serving.
Packaging: 6 bottles per box




Grape variety

100% Nebbiolo



Food matching

Game, braised and roast meat, hard and medium-seasoned cheese and all the dishes of the international cooking