The Wine Cellar is located in Neive, Alba (Piedmont)
|Denomination:||CA VEJA - Nebbiolo d'Alba DOC
|Exposure to the sun:||SOUTH-EAST in Ca Veja (Rivoli - Alba)
|Production area:||Alba - Nebbiolo d'Alba
|Serving temperature:||16°-18°C / 60-65°F
|Wine-making:||Fermentations and macerations take place in vertical tanks, for 35 up to 40 days. Through the traditional Piedmontese technique of "steccatura" either called "submerged cap".
Fining take place in Slavonian oak "botti" for 18 months.
|Soil:||Soil: Loam (Predominance of Entisuoli fine texture)
Substrate: Marne di Sant'Agata Fossili (Siltiti marnose - higher Oligocene / Miocene)
Growing on the southern hill of Alba. The vineyards are part of an historical property of the 1500. In facts in our local language, Ca’ Veja it means Old House. The soil combination here are rare, Marne di Sant’Agata and Arenarie di Diano. These sandstones are only present in the some hills that from Monforte and Castiglione Falletto they slope to Barolo.Giving a distinctive virile personality to this wine.
Wild strawberry, mint and rose petal give its distinctive high-toned aromatics. […] Succulent, silky tannins give up-front appeal.