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Michele Chiarlo, Cipressi Nizza, DOC


Piedmont, Italy

Name:Nizza DOCG

Grape variety:Barbera

Area of origin:Only from the better exposed vineyards; vineyards of reference on the La Court estate

Soil:Called the ‘astiane sands'’, it consists of calcareous clay marl of sedimentary marine origin, with good presence of lime and sand, rich in microelements, in particular magnesium

Vineyard exposure:From south-east to south-west

Vineyard elevation:230 - 280 m s.l.m.


Colour:Intense ruby red

Nose:Surprising for its clarity and elegance, red fruit, mature cherry, raspberry and the sweet notes of tobacco

Taste:Complex, structured and impresses for its fresh softness and roundness; pleasing savoury finish

Serving temperature:16-18 °C

Accompanies:Cured meats, filled pastas, red meat

95/100  Wine Enthusiast

95/100 Kerin O'Keefe

93/100  Falstaff

93/100  Wine Spectator

Michele Chiarlo, Cipressi Nizza, DOC
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