APPELLATION: Barbera d’Alba DOC
GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Barbera
PRODUCTION AREA: Canale d’Alba
EXPOSURE AND ALTITUDE: south, south-west; 200-250 m.
SOIL: sandy soil rich in marl and clay
TRAINING SYSTEM: guyot
HARVEST: hand harvest in the third week of September
AGEING: big barrels of Slavonia oak
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14° – 14,5° % Vol.
RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16°-18°
The color is intense ruby red with a garnet edge. On the nose the wine is lively and elegant, with ripe fruity notes such as cherry, plum and blackberry. Light scents of tobacco and coffee are present thanks to the long aging in wood. In the mouth, this Barbera is full-bodied, well-balanced and with a long and persistent aftertaste.
Barbera is always characterized by freshness and for this reason it pairs well with dishes with an evident sweet tendency and good fattiness. Perfect with complex main courses and with red grilled meat.