ILP-118

Barolo ‘Marenca’, Luigi Pira

There are just two cantinas that produce estate-bottled wine from the 6ha Marenca cru: Luigi Pira and Gaja.  Pira has the largest holding in this cru with 2.2ha. 100% Nebbiolo grown in calcareous clay soils. Fermentation and maceration on the skins for 7-10 days.  The wine is aged for 1 year in barrique and 1 year in large oak cask followed by 1 year in bottle before release.

Producer:
Vintage:
2012
Country:
Italy
Region:
Piedmont
Appellation:
Barolo
Variety:
Nebbiolo
Color:
Red
Case Pack:
12
Bottle Size:
750
Farming Practice:
Practicing Organic
Import Partner:
Marc de Grazia Selections

Press & Reviews

Spectator

Score:
93
Date:
2017-06-30