Wine: Freisa
Appellation: Langhe DOC
Variety: Friesa
Vintage: 2018
Vine Age: 20 yrs
Elevation: 499m
Soil: Chalky Sand on Sandstone Layers
Yield: 9t/ha
Vinification: Steel, Oak
Aging: 17 months
Alcohol: 14%
Farming: Sustainable

Freisa is Nebbiolo’s closest relative, a variety indigenous to Piedmont. The slightly wild and engaging cousin of Piedmont’s king grape, Freisa can boast the same assertive acidity and tannins but also offers a more accessible overall profile that shines in its youth yet ages beautifully. 499’s Freisa is seamless with juicy flavors, balanced, soft tannins and overall delicious drinkability.