Barbera d’Alba Superiore DOC
Barbera is one of the principal black grapes of Piemonte. It is first mentioned in 1514 in the Land Registers of Chieri. During the 18th century it saw a period of rapid expansion.
Barbera produces wines not only for early drinking but also suitable for long ageing and able to compete with the best in the world.
Vinification: traditional with the grapes lightly crushed, de-stemmed and fermented in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks for 8/10 days.
Ageing: 12 months in used barriques (second passage) and 1 month in bottle.
Notes: ruby red with Garnet nuances. Spicy, floral nose. Structured with a long harmonious finish.
Serving Suggestion: salumi,pasta, cured meats and mature cheeses.
Serving temperature: 17°C