Barbera d’Alba d.o.c.
Violet-red with ruby brilliant reflections. An intense nose, clean scents of mulberry flavour. On the palate the acidity is perfectly balanced with the structured body.
An ideal pairing for main courses and white meats.
VARIETY: Barbera 100%
PRODUCTION AREA: Monforte d’Alba -Castelletto subzone. medium soil (silt, clay and sand in balanced percentages), rich in minerals and limestone.
CULTIVATION OF THE VINEYARD: Low Guyot-trained vines on steep slopes (40%), with excellent south-east exposure.
YIELD: 55 hectoliters.
WINE-MAKING: Soft pressing of hand-harvested, fully destemmed grapes, followed by fermentation in temperature-controlled tanks at 30/32º C (86/88ºF). The skins are macerated for 8-10 days.
AGING: Immediately after the malolactic fermentation, which occurred in the month of December, the wine is transferred into wooden casks, where it stays for about 12 months. The bottling takes place in the second winter after the harvest.
CULINARY COMBINATIONS: Pleasant companion of the first well-structured dishes and main courses of meat.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18 degrees.