Barbera d'Alba DOC

Made from Barbera grapes from the Santa Maria vineyards, this wine undergoes six months’ élevage in casks. Red, with violet highlights; notes of vanilla, plum and cherry; on the palate, crisp and balanced.

 

Variety: Barbera

Oenologist: Sergio Molino

Number of bottles produced: About 12,000

Location of vineyard: Santa Maria - La Morra (CN)

Area of vineyard: 3 hectares

Orientation: west

Yield per hectare: 70 quintals

Elevation: 300 metres

Soil composition: clay/chalk

Vinification: Fermentation of six to seven days.

Elevage: in steel tanks

Tasting notes: Red, with violet highlights and notes of vanilla, plum and cherry; on the palate, crisp and balanced.

Pairings: versatile–a good match for any dish; perfect with traditional starters, straightforward main dishes, and fresh and medium-aged cheeses.

Alcohol by volume: 14%