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Francesco Brigatti

Oltre il Bosco Ghemme 2016

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Top notch 2016 Ghemme from Brigatti
  • Grapes: Nebbiolo
    Viticulture: Conventional
    Vinification: Spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeasts, 70-day maceration in cement tanks
    Ageing: In large barrels for 24 months and further 12 months in bottle
    Bottles produced: 3,000 
    14% abv

  • Colour: Ruby red
    Nose: Red fruits, spices, tobacco, rhubarb
    Palate: Medium body, fresh, intense

  • Francesco Brigatti took responsibility of the family winery after graduating in agronomy at the University of Turin. 

    Francesco owns 6 hectares of vineyards in Alto Piemonte and produces mostly Nebbiolo-based wines. Francesco’s terroir is particularly devoted to the production of complex and ethereal wines. The soil is very acidic, with high levels of potassium and magnesium. The area benefits from an excellent diurnal range which allows the grapes to ripen fully whilst maintaining freshness. The resulting wines are rich and full of nuances with savory, hearty and herbaceous notes. 

    Francesco is fast becoming one of the key Ghemme producers in the entire region and we are extremely proud to be his UK exclusive importer.