Classification: Barbera dAlba doc
Vineyard: location Loreto" and Via Lunga in the
municipality of Canale dAlba (CN)
Extension: 0,50 Ha
Density: 4200 plants/Ha
Altitude: 350 meters above sea level
Soil: Calcareous, sandy gravel
Vine growing: Guyot
Yield: 60-70 quintals/Ha
Harvest: Manual harvest in perforated crates at the
beginning of October, consequently the phenolic maturation
phase and climatic conditions.
Vinification: After soft crushing, it goes through a
traditional alcoholic fermentation process, in stainless
vats at 30° C. It is left to macerate for 8-10 days, with
daily pumpovers. Aging in stainless vats for 18 month and
some more months in bottle.
Production: 3500 bottles/year
Alcohol: 13,0 % Vol.
Dry Extract: 28
Color: red purple with garnet tinges
Fragrance: ethereal and spicy, emerge notes of marasca
cherry and red flowers
Taste: important alcoholic note, good acidity, with an
inviting sweet evolution
Serving Temperature: 18°
Barbera d'Alba are used in combination with antipasti of
cured meats, pasta with meat sauce, boiled and stewed red
meat, grilled meat and mature cheeses.