• Barbera d'Alba D.O.C. SUPERIORE

    RIÈ

    2017

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    PRODUCTION ZONE

    This Barbera comes from the vineyard in Alba looking towards Diano d’Alba in the area of Santa Rosalia. It is 360 meters above sea level. The vineyard is 1,6 hectares with medium clayey soil and a South exposure.  

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    TRAINING SYSTEM AND VINEYARDS

    The vineyard is composed exclusively of Barbera , with 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 15 days with several pump overs during the day and a temperature-controlled fermentation. After a rest in stainless steel the wine matures in medium toasted oak barrels for approx. 14 months. The oak barrels are both new wood and old wood. The wine is left to affine in the bottle for at least 10 months.  

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    SENSORY CHARACTERISTICS

    A ruby red colour. On the nose vanilla and fruit. In the mouth dry warm spicy notes with light vanilla, tabacco and red fruit marmalade. A Typical Barbera with mature fruit and a fresh acidity even after many years.  

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    PAIRINGS

    Pairs with red meats, game and stewed meats. The freshness of this Barbera also allows it to pair well with cheese and tasty first courses.  

    SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18-20°C