Gervasio

Bramaterra DOC

Also knowm as “wine of the canonicals” or “wine from Masserano” , the term “Bramaterra” makes its first appearance in some documents of the XV century.

Is dedicated to grandfather Gervasio, old-time winegrower and winemaker.

Technical sheet

Grape varieties

Nebbiolo 80%, Vespolina 10%, Croatina 10%

First year produced

2015

Area of production

Northern Piemonte, two small hilly plots of overall 23.000 meters between Sostegno (BI) and Casa del Bosco (BI)

Average age of vines

about 40 years

Exposure to sunlight

South-West/South-East

Vine training technique

Guyot

Altitude

between 270-380 meters on the sea level.

Grapes yield

0,9 kg per plant

Soil type

acidic soil composed by vulcanic, red coloured, sands and rocks

Harvest date

between half of september and half of october

Wine making

  • Destemming - Crushing
  • Fermentation in stainless steel vats with pumping over and déléstage
  • Average maceration time: 20 days Nebbiolo and Croatina, 14 days Vespolina
  • Malolactic fermentation in wood during the following spring time
  • Maturation: 22 months of wich 18 in tonneaux then stabilization after bottling

Ageing potential

over 15 years

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Photography by Matteo Zin and Andrea Balossetti

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