Barbera del Monferrato DOC

GRAPES

Barbera 100%

 

SOIL

Calcareous clay, with south-western exposure, 250 m. above sea level.

 

CULTIVATION

Planting layout: 2,5x1 m; planting density: 4000/ha; training method: Guyot.

 

VINIFICATION

Grapes are harvested by hand, stemmed, crushed and fermented on the skins in stainless steel tanks for approximately ten days.

 

MATURATION

Malolactic fermentation and maturation take place in stainless steel for approximately six months; further improvement is carried out in bottle for three months.

 

COLOUR

Ruby red with purple reflections.

 

AROMA

Fruity scents of cassis, cherry and plum, and floral scents of carnation. Balsamic accents and spiced notes of clove.

 

FLAVOUR

Fresh scents of fruit in harmony with aroma. Velvety tannins and pleasant acidity with a good length.

 

SERVING TEMPERATURE

14/16C

 

 

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