Barbera d’Alba D.O.C. from our 1940’s vineyards
The Barbera d’Alba is ruby red in colour with orange-peel reflections, the taste is soft and smooth, the aromas are full and intense but delicate, ranging in several fragrances and aromas. A total immersion in the Piedmontese tradition, perfect to accompany first courses and meat and game dishes.
Specifications Barbera D.O.C.
Denomination: Barbera d’Alba D.O.C.
Grades: from 13° up to 15°.
Production Area: Mid-hill 350 msl, Vergne Narzole hamlet; south east – south west exposure.
Vineyards: vineyards planted since 1940
Soil: Marl-calcareous-clayey typical of Langa.
System of cultivation: Guyot.
Harvest time: end of September – beginning of October.
Type of vinification: traditional fermentation
Ageing: 12 months in steel barrels
Maturation: 6/12 months in bottle: excellent young, excellent over time.
Color: ruby red with orange-peel reflections.
Scents: ripe black cherry, violet, wild berries and spices.
Taste: soft and smooth, with excellent texture, body and low acidity.
Food pairings: risottos and tagliatelle, game and red meats, aged cheeses, Piedmontese gastronomy.
Serving recommendations: Serve at 18°C after uncorking if possible for at least 2 hours and airing in carafe/decanter and strictly in a crystal goblet.