Barbera d’Asti D.O.C.G.

Vine variety: 100% Barbera.
Produzione: 5000 bottles per year.
Yield per hectare: 60 hl/ha

Geographical location
Vigna Albesano San Mauro - Castagnole delle Lanze - (Province of Asti).
Soil type
Chalky and medium-textured.
Vine growing method
Guyot (Vine growing method).
Average vine age
20-25 years.
Average altitude and exposure
260 m a.s.l., South-East and South-West.
Special features
Application of integrated pest management and planting density N° 4,300 vines/ha.
Harvest time
Second/third ten days of September.

Winemaking and aging

Cellar
Tenuta San Mauro - Castagnole delle Lanze (Province of Asti).
Fermentation and Maceration
10-15 days in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks.
Aging
In steel for 4-5 months.
Bottling
Bottle aging for 3 months prior to release.
Availability
10-12 months from the harvest time.

Wine description

Colour
Very deep red with purple shades.
Bouquet
Deep red fruit with blueberry and raspberry notes prevailing.
Palate
Persuasive, of good persistent body, slightly sapid sometimes. Well-balanced.
Evolution
5-6 years.
Pairings
Elaborate red and white meat, wild game and rich first courses.
Serving temperature
17°-18° C.

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Barbera d’Asti D.O.C.G.