Barbera d'Alba Denominazione di origine controllata

Ruby red. The nose explodes fruity hints of plum and blackberry.

On the palate it is fresh, full, persistent, very balanced. Aging in barrique and tonneau for about 6 months.

Excellent with meats and pasta.

Product Name: Barbera d’Alba DOC
Cépage: Barbera
Appellation: Barbera d’Alba
Classificaton: DOC
Color: red
Type: still
Country/Region: Piedmont
Vintage: 2016
Alcool percentage: 13.6 % vol.
Sugar rate: 0.2 g/l
Number of bottles produced: 1,500

Vineyard

% of Grape / Cépage: 100% barbera
Soil: sandy – calcareous
Exposure: sud
Agricultural method: lotta integrata (integrated struggle)
Year of plantation: 2000
Date of harvest: October 2016
Type of harvest: manual in crates
Geolocation: 44.800561854596914, 7.92610992750761

Winemaking

Method: steel and short aging in wood
Temperature: 25 °C
Lenght: 20 days
Malolactic: in steel
Aging: wood
Age of barrels: second passage barriques and new tonneau
Wood type: French oak
Barrels type: barrique e tonneau
Level of toast: average
Percentage of new barrel: 20%
Aging time in wood: 4/6 month
Minimum aging in bottle: 12 month

Bottle

Empty bottle weight: 450 g
Date of bottling: 2017
Aging potential: 10 years
Cork size: 26×44
Cork material: cork
Bottle type: Bordolese

Chemical Analysis

Dry extract: 28 g/l
Total acidity: 5.7 g/l (tartaric acid equivalent)
Volatile acidity: 0.71 g/l (acetic acid equivalent)
Total SO2: 78 mg/l
Free SO2: 186 mg/l

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