Colour: ruby red when young with tendency to garnet red after ageing.
Bouquet: winey, intense, characteristic, delicate fragrance.
Fragrance: dry with a good body, accented acidity and soft tannins; full and harmonious flavour after adequate ageing.
Service temperature: 18°C.
Gastronomic combinings: savoury pasta dishes, white and red meat.
Appellation: Barbera d’ Alba
Country/Region: Italy, Piedmont
Alcool percentage: 14.50 %
Sugar rate: <2 g/l
Aging: in french and slavonian oak
Number of bottles produced: 4000
Method: fermentazione naturale con uso di lieviti selezionati con rimontaggi
Temperature: 28 °C spontaneous (not termoconditioned)
Lenght: 15 days
Malolactic: in inox
Age of barrels: 7-8 years
Wood type: allier french oak and slavonian oak
Barrels type: big barrel
Level of toast: medium
Percentage of New Barrel: 0 %
Aging time in wood: 8 months
Minimum aging in bottle: 8 months
Empty Bottle Weight: 600 gr
Date of Bottling: 27/06/2012
Aging Potential: 10 years
Cork Size: 24 x 45
Cork Material: cork
Bottle Type: bordolese
% of Grape / Cépage: barbera 100%
Soil: medium consistency
Agricultural method: classic
Year of plantation: various
Date of Harvest: 22/09/2012
Type of Harvest: hand-picked
Dry Extract [g/l]: 30,5
Total Acidity [g/l of tartaric acid equivalent ]: 6,00
Volatile Acidity [g/l acetic acid equivalent]: 0,75
Total SO2 [mg/l]: 32
Free SO2 [mg/l]: 16
Number of bottles per box: 6
box size LxHxP: 40x30x45