Barbera d’Alba DOC

In this version, aged in steel and concrete, all the fruit and fragrance of the Barbera grape emerge to perfection. It expresses all the youthful energy and vitality of this great traditional Piedmontese wine.

Technical Datasheet

Municipality: Verduno

Grape variety: Barbera

Vineyards, Exposure and Altitude: Neirane (West, 330-400 metres) and Cristiani (West, 250-280 meters)

Average age of vines: around 20 years

Total area: about 1,2 hectares

Soil: limestone and silty

Harvest period and method: by hand, in the first half of October

Vine training and Density of plants: Guyot, about 4,500 vines per hectare

Fermentation and Maceration: 6 – 8 days in stainless steel tanks at a constant temperature of 25 – 27 °C (77 – 81 °F)

Ageing and Fining: 5-6 months in stainless steel and/or cement tanks, and at least 1 – 2 months in horizontally laid bottles

Bottling period: May – June after the harvest

Longevity: 3 – 4 years

First year of production: 1968

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