Barbera d'Asti D.O.C.G. 2016

Barbera d'Asti D.O.C.G.

Grape variety: produced with 100% Barbera of Asti grapes.
Production area: Agliano Terme  (AT) - Salere hamlet.
Soil type: chalky.
Cultivation system: bow guyot.
Total surface: 7.500 mq.
Age of the vineyard: 56 years old.
Harvest period: generally at the second ten-day period of september according to the established ripening level.
In the cellar: destemming and smooth pressing of the grapes.
Fermentation and maceration: made in steel tanks at the controlled temperature between 25°- 30°C and through various pumping overs.
After the completion of the alcoholic fermentation, the drawing-off  is made by separating the wine from the peels.
Malolactic fermentation is made in oak barrels in order to give the wine a velvety and full taste.
Finally the wine is poured and kept on the noble dregs up to the bottling.
Winemaking and refining time: 7-8 months in oak barrels and one year in bottle.
Color: intense and dark ruby red
Smell: winy, fruity and very lingering. With a smell of cherries, blackberries and red fruits.
Taste: full, velvety and  harmonic.
Alcoholic content: 14,5% vol.
Coupling: elaborated first and second dishes, game, cold cuts and cheese at a service temperature of 18°C.
Technical information: content of 75 cl.
Pack: 6 bottles box.