BARBERA D'ALBA D.O.C. 2011 SUPERIORE
Grape variety: 100% Barbera
Production area: Roddi d'Alba, "ELIA" vineyard
Exposure: SOUTH, SOUTH-EAST
Age of the vines: 18 years
Soil: Chalky / clayey
Harvest period: October
Yield per hectare: 70 quintals / hectare of grapes
Plants per hectare: 4,200
Growing system: GUYOT
Vinification: The freshly harvested grapes are de-stemmed, pressed, and Placed in vats at a temperature of 12-14 ° C for three days to bring out Their varietal aromas. Fermentation takes place at a temperature of 28-30 ° C, Followed by a 6/8-day period of steeping and then the drawing-off.
Ageing: The wine ages for twelve months in small oak barrels (part new and part used).
Sensory traits: It has an intense ruby color with violet hues and rich. The bouquet offers an intense scents of a range of varietal nature: from red roses to the fruitiness of raspberries, sour black cherries and blackberries.
Food and wine combinations: A noble but not over-austere wine That goes well with boiled and roasted meats.
Serving temperature: Serve at a temperature of 16-18 ° C.
Storage: Keep the bottle horizontal in a cool and ventilated room, protected from direct light and vibrations.