One of the great attributes of the Barbera grape is its versatility. From this grape variety you can create equally intriguing whites, rosès, medium bodied reds and complex, full bodied wines able to compete with the finest in the world.
|Grape Varietal:||Barbera 100%|
|Production Area:||Castagnole delle Lanze, Asti District|
|Soil:||Clay and mix rich soil|
|Growing System:||Long Cordon Spur|
|Density:||5000 vines per hectare|
|Age of the Wines:||15-20 years|
|Alcoholic Fermentation:||In temperature controlled stainless steel vats for 10-15 days|
|Malolactic Fermentation:||Part in stainless steel vats, part in 300 liter French oak barriques|
|Ageing:||More than 2 years in the bottle, unfiltered|
|Refinement:||15-18 months in barrique|
|Residual Sugar:||1.0 g/l|
|Total Acidity:||5.6 g/l - tartaric acid|
Colour: Intense ruby red with light garnet reflections
Bouquet: Ripe and seductive, with spices from the barrel that give an attractive richness to the nose.
Taste: Ripe forest fruit, velvety on the palate and full of character.
Food Pairings: The body, richness, and complexity of this wine pairs well with bold flavors such as grilled meats, rich pasta dishes, and flavorful cheese.
Serving Temperature: 18-20°C