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Cannubi Barolo DOCG

Cannubi is the flagship wine of the Damilano line. This single vineyard cru is produced from Nebbiolo cultivated on the renowned Cannubi hill that has a prestigious tradition of wines that dates back to the 1700s, predating the creation of the Barolo category, itself.

Cannubi owes its distinct character to the unique composition of the Cannubi soil.  At the intersection of terrain from two different geological periods, the Cannubi soil’s fine sand and high calcium levels give the final wine a singular elegance and concentrated polyphenols.

Owner: Damilano Family
Website: www.cantinedamilano.it
Winemaker: Guido Damilano, Giuseppe Caviola consultant
Type: Red wine
Varietals: 100% Nebbiolo

Vineyard Location: Cannubi, single vineyard in Barolo
Orientation: South
Elevation: 920 ft
Vines Planted: 1961-1981
Trellising: Guyot
Vines/Acre: 1,618
Yield/Acre: 16-20 ql
Soil: Calcareous clay, sand

Temperature-controlled fermentation using indigenous yeasts

Aging Process
Starting with the 2008 vintage, the wine is aged 24 months in 5,000L oak tonneaux

Tasting Notes
Color: Garnet red-ruby
Bouquet: Ample with notes of cherry, plum and hints of tobacco, licorice and cocoa
Flavor: Harmonic and pleasantly dry with soft tannins; broad and ­full-bodied with a persistent finish
Pairings: Perfect with the full-flavored Piedmontese cuisine such as white truffle-based dishes and braised meat, as well as, refined international dishes

Alcohol Content: 14%
Serving Temperature: 62°F
Production: 9,000 bottles