Gattinara D.O.C.G. Osso San Grato - Antoniolo

Grape: Spanna (Nebbiolo clone) 100%.
ABV: 14.5%.
Yearly production: 5000 bottle.

Colour: Medium intensity garnet red with good transparency.

Aroma: Very fine and intense bouquet of dried violet, black cherries, leather, spices and oak.

Taste: Full body with exceptional smoothness, integrated tannins. Very long persistency.

Behind the label: Osso San Grato is the name of the Cru, a 5 hectares wineyard located on an extremely steep hill enjoying a southern exposure.

Producer: Hundred years earlier then Barolo and Barbaresco, Gattinara area was very well known for production of outstanding Nebbiolo grape red wines.After the industrial revolution, which moved the farmers to work in the cities, only few tenacious estates remain in this historic northerly zone.Antoniolo, established in 1949, was the first one in the D.O.C.G. to bottle cru wines, and is one of the only to bottle 100% Nebbiolo without blending in other varietals.

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