Wine made from a selection of Barbera grapes vinified in purity. The aging in Slavonian oak casks for 12 months allows it to maintain fruity fragrances of ripe cherries, giving it light spicy notes, elegance and longevity. It is therefore a tannic wine, full bodied and robust.
Goes well with game, strong cheeses, but especially roasts and “Bue grasso Piemontese” (Fat Piedmont ox) boiled meat.
Method: natural fermentation in cement barrels for 20 days, the must is mixed daily.
Temperature: 28/30 ° C
Duration: 20 days
Malolactic fermentation: carried out immediately after alcoholic fermentation
Aging: 12 months in large Slavonian oak barrels
Age of barrels: 10 years old
Type of wood: Slavonian oak
Type of barrels: large barrels
Toasting level: none
Length of time in wood: 12 months
Minimum length of time in bottles: 1 year
Empty bottle weight: 550 gr
Aging potential: over 10 years
Cork size: 24×45
Cork material: natural cork
Type of bottle: Bordeaux Torretta
% Grapes / Vine: Barbera 100%
Soil: clay / limestone
Agricultural method: traditional
Year planted: 1965
Type of harvest: manual