Barbera – Vignalunga 2017

Ruby red color with orange reflections.

Wide and elegant bouquet, spices cloves and liquorice, roasted aromas of cocoa and coffee that evolve into ethereal notes over time.

Taste warm, full, enveloping, of great balance with fine and elegant terms to be appreciated over time.

It goes well with truffle-based dishes, fur game, braised, stewed.

Served at a temperature of 18 C

The recommended glass for tasting is ample balon

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Additional information

Vintage

1996

Grape variety

100% Barbera grapes

Production Area

Piedemont, Colli Tortonesi

Soil

clayey-calcareous

Exposure and elevation

south-eastern, 250 metres a.s.l.

Training system

guyot, 4000 vines per ha

Age of vines

90 years

Yield per ha

5 tons/ha.

Vinification process

soft destemming, fermentation under controlled temperature conditions for 8/10 days, frequent pumpovers and malolactic fermentation.

Ageing

barrique/tonneau for about 18 months, further ageing in the bottle for 18 months.

Alcohol

14,5% by vol.