BARBERA dASTI SUPERIORE DOCG 

 

VINEYARD 

Surface area:                1.5 Ha

Grape:                             Barbera

Year planted:               1960

Number of vines:       4000 plants per hectare

Altitude:                         260 m above sea level

Exposure:                      south/south-westerly

Position:                        hill

Soil:                                 calcareous with some sand

 

 

VINIFICATION

Average yield per Ha: 50 hl

The grapes are harvested when perfectly ripe (1st ten days of October).

Vinification with destemming and pressing and 8-10 days’ maceration on skins.

Temperature-controlled fermentation at 28-30°C.

Ageing in steel tanks upon completion of malo-lactic fermentation

 

SENSORIAL CHARACTERISTICS 

Bright ruby red colour, intense and characteristic fruity bouquet.

Savoury, generous and persistent flavour.

  

PAIRINGS 

Tasty rice and pasta dishes, red meat cooked in a variety of ways, rabbit and hunter’s chicken. Also excellent with charcuterie.

A wine which is ideal with practically every course of a meal.

Serving temperature: 18°C