Grape-variety
100% Barbera

Vineyard area
Novello

Cultivation
Traditional (espalier and Guyot pruning)

Harvest
Late September/Early October

Winemaking
Manual harvest. Stainless steel maceration in temperature controlled for about 8-10 days.
Malolactic fermentation follows within two months from racking

Aging
For 18 months: 10 in oak barrels
Aging in bottle for a few months before release

Sensory profile
Deep ruby red color with purple highlights. Intense, fruity and characteristic on the nose with wood notes. The palate is dry, fruity, and balanced

Alcohol by vol
Between 13,5 and 15 % by vol depending on the year

Serving temperature
17 °C

Balanced acidity, typical of Barbera grape.
It’s recommended with game, meat dishes, cheeses.


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AWARDS

Vintage 2015
88/100 Blind Tasting 2018 by Andreas Larsson Best Sommelier of The World

barbera d'alba superiore