2017 Barbera d'Alba D.O.C.
south and southwest
soils with the presence of young clays
METHOD OF CULTIVATION
3,800-4,200 vines per hectare
up to 10 t/he
Second ten days of September
Fermentation occurs in small
temperature-controlled stainless steel fermenters. The second fermentation, or malolactic fermentation, balances the acidity and structure of the wine with its alcohol level.
4.5 grams per liter
A true Barbera D'Alba, this wine has intense notes and a deep ruby color. While bright and tannic it remains elegant and smooth, from a soft first impression through a warm finish. The first written records of this smooth and pleasurably acidic wine date back to the 18th century.
60-65 degrees Fahrenheit (16-18 degrees Celsius)
This Barbera D'Alba DOC features pleasant aromas of berries and spices that pair well pasta, meat, vegetables, and lightly-cured cheese.