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La Spinona Barolo Sori Gepin
Azienda Agricola La Spinona
Italy - Piemonte - Barolo DOCG

The Spinona is a special breed of Piedmontese hunting Dog, which the Berutti’s raise. As the legend goes, this particular dog, Baica, received her place of honor on the label for an act of great heroism. She saved the Berutti’s only son from drowning in the irrigation lake when he was a baby. The son then became a veterinarian to save the dogs and later obtained a degree in agronomy to take care of the vineyards.

Brilliant deep ruby red with garnet reflections. Rich fruity bouquet with hints of violets, spice and mature berries. Densely structured with full, complex flavors of ripened red fruits, wood and earth tones. A huge wine of elegant proportions that becomes velvety and graceful with aging.

Specifications
Appellation
Barolo DOCG
Wine Type
Red
Varietal(s)
100% Nebbiolo
Agricultural Practices
Organic
Vinification
There is a 15-20 day maceration period on the skins with a pumping over of the juice for 10 minutes every 2 hours, and a 2 minute rotation with vertical paddles every 2 hours. Fermentation is 7 to 10 days .After malolactic fermentation, the wine is racked. Aged 2 years in Slavonian oak casks and 1 year in the bottle.
Pairings

Roasted red meats, game, aged cheeses

Producer Information: Azienda Agricola La Spinona

The two Pietro Beruttis, grandfather and grandson, are well known and respected in the
Barbaresco area and have received much acclaim both nationally and internationally for their wines. The
Berutti’s ...
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