Barbera d’Alba D.o.c. Superiore

Grapes: Barbera 100%

Vineyard:
Production area: Langa e Roero
Altitude: 250-350 m. asl
Soil composition: limestone
Exposure: South/South-East
Average yield: 75 ql./ha
Sistema di allevamento: Guyot
Harvesting period: end of September

Cellar:
Winemaking process: de-stemming-crushing, maceration in temperature controlled tanks at a temperature of 25-26 °C for 10-12 days with daily pumping over of the must, followed by malolactic fermentation
Aging: in oak barrels.

Tasting notes:
Colour: intense ruby red with captivating purple reflections
Smell: aroma of red currant and marasca alternating and blending with cocoa and vanilla
Flavour: a wine showing great power and balance between the pleasant acidity and the sweetness of the smooth tannins

Serving temperature:
16-18 °C

Serving suggestions:
tasty first courses, red meats and medium seasoned cheeses

 

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