• Barbera d'Alba D.O.C. SUPERIORE

    Caj

    20182019

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    PRODUCTION ZONE

    This Barbera comes from the vineyard in Alba and is 380 meters above sea level. The vineyard is 3,96 hectares with thin marl calcareous soil and a South South West exposure.

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    TRAINING SYSTEM AND VINEYARDS

    The vineyard is composed exclusively of Barbera , with different Italian cloning material. The training system is Guyot with 5.000 vines per hectare. The vines are grown organically and are certified with the CEE certification.

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    TECHNOLOGICAL MENTIONS

    A maceration of the grapes for 11 days with several pump overs during the day and a temperature-controlled fermentation. After a rest in stainless steel the wine matures in 30 hl semi new oak barrels for approx. 8 months. The wine is left to affine in the bottle for at least 3 months.

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    SENSORY CHARACTERISTICS

    A ruby red colour. On the nose evident violet sensations and cherries. In the mouth dry warm spicy notes with light vanilla and red fruit pulp. A Typical Barbera with mature fruit and a fresh acidity.

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    PAIRINGS

    Pairs well with first courses and cheese.

    SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18-20° C