Livia Fontana the superstar from Castiglione Falletto serves up a mineral driven and ever so sophisticated Langhe Arneis.
Grapes: 100% Arneis
Viticulture: Practicing organic
Vinification: Soft-pressing; fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless-steel tanks
Ageing: 7-8 months in used oak barrels
Bottles produced: 2,000
Alcohol: 13.5% vol
Colour: Straw-yellow colour with golden reflections
Nose: Very rich in fruity aromas and spices
Palate: Medium-bodied and structured flavour, long and persistent finish
The cantina was founded in 1820. Livia Fontana is the 8th generation of the family at the helm working with her sons Michele and Lorenzo following the same philosophy as her ancestors. No chemicals are used in the winemaking and traditional large barrels are employed for ageing.