Grape varieties: 100% Timorasso

Viticulture: Timorasso. Density 4,600 vines per hectar. Few Treatments are aapplied in the plants, using only copper, sulfur and natural seeweed fertilizer. Soil is exclusivelly enriched with organic flavour.

Vinification: This wine is fermented with indigenous yeasts and skin contact. It is aged in steael tanks for 2 years where it naturally decants with no need of filtration. Minimum sulfur dioxide is applied and only if necessary.

Style: Gold in color. Nose combines restrained spicy and herbal notes. Searing acid, high alcohol and chalky minerality are the pillars of the wine. They are aligned with a powerful, rich and vibrant mid-palate, a full-bodied structure and a long finish.

Key features: Maturation in bottle is the clue. After 5 years, minerality
will be more flinty and overall complexity more intense with graphite, musk and petrol notes. After 10-12 years, the wine will acquire a lacey delicacy and a silky texture. At every step, serve chilled (16°C), but not cold to acess its Unique personality.

Bottazzi, Timorasso Colli Tortonesi 'Italo' DOC, 2016

SKU: 17555_2016