Grape variety Barbera
Denomination D.O.C. Superiore
First vintage 1989
Vintage 2015
Alcohol Alc 13,5% by Vol
Production in bottles per year 7.000 bottles
municipal district of production Corneliano d’Alba – Canale (CN) Piedmont
Soil Maritime origin, middle mixture, clayey
Selection name Barbera d’Alba
Implant year 1960
yield per hectare 80 ha
overall surface ha 0,9
Vineyard site Hill
Altitude above sea level 280 m
Growing technique Guyot
Density system 3.400 ha
Harvest Second half of October, manual
Wine-making Destemming, soft pressing, maceration in inox to temperature controlled of 28° for 15 – 18 days
Maturity A few months in big barrel
Bottling Several months after the harvest
Aging A few months in horizontal bottles
Aging potential 8 -10 years
Storage In a horizontal bottle, in the dark, inside a dry wine cellar
Organoleptic characteristic
Color Intense red
Bouquet Intense, ethereal
Taste soft, velvety
Temperature service 14° – 16°
Food pairing red meat and cheese