lImperatore Piedmont wine 6 bottle case

Francesso Scanavino
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Imperatore Piedmont wine 6 bottle case from the house from Francesco Scanavino

Piedmont wine
Francesco Scanavino 'l'Imperatore Piedmont wine, Rosso Langhe, Denominazione di Origine Controllata. L’IMPERATORE (the Emperor) is named after a family ancestor who owned Francesco Scanavino’s current premises. An outstanding , big red wine crafted from a strict selection of overripe Barbaresco Nebbiolo
An outstanding, big red wine crafted from a strict selection of overripe Barbaresco Nebbiolo, Cabernet Sauvignon and Barbera d’Alba grapes grown on vineyards located in the communes of Treiso and Barbaresco . Attentively vinified, with a lengthy maceration on the skins, this is the only wine in our selection which is aged in new small barrels, and it shows great structure and considerable alcohol.

GRAPE-VARIETIES: 80% Barbaresco Nebbiolo - 10% Cabernet Sauvignon - 10% Barbera d’Alba (percentages vary depending on the vintage)

SOIL: clayey calcareous

COLOUR: deep ruby red, with nice garnet highlights that become more noticeable on ageing

NOSE: intense, expansive, complex and tending to ethereal, with elegant woody overtones which are very appealing and long-lasting

TASTE: dry, smooth and well-balanced, with great structure and a long aromatic finish

MATURING IN OAK: from 9 to 12 months in small barrels

CELLAR LIFE: this is a fairly long-lasting wine; stored lying down in a cool environment, a good vintage can keep for more than 10 years.

PAIRINGS: grilled and big red meats, any kind of game, and tangy and mature cheeses.

RECOMMENDED GLASS: balloon; best decanted prior to serving to let the wine breathe and offer up all its fragrance.

Francesco Scanavino The wine are 75cl bottle size

All are recyclable

Vat and duty is included in the price
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