Timoteo

Gattinara DOCG

Our Gattinara, dedicated to Timoteo, the eldest son of Fabris family, is produced from pure nebbiolo grapes.

Between legend and truth is told that wines produced from the hilly area around Gattinara was already known among the european courts between XV and XVI centuries thanks to Cardinal Mercurino Arborio a local diplomat and chancellor of Charles V

Technical sheet

Grape varieties

Nebbiolo 100%

First year produced

2014

Area of production

Northern Piedmont, from a small plot in the hilly area of Gattinara (VC) in an historical production area called “Galizia”

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

large blocks of red-brown coloured quartz and porphyry with one of the lowest pH in the region

Harvest date

first half of october

Wine making

  • Destemming - Crushing
  • Fermentation in stainless steel vats with pumping over and déléstage
  • Average maceration time: 24 days
  • Malolactic fermentation in wood during the following spring time
  • Maturation: 18 months in tonneaux

Ageing potential

20 years

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Photography by Matteo Zin and Andrea Balossetti

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