Barbera d'Asti Superiore DOCG
% of Grape / Cépage: 100% Barbera
Soil: chalky-clayey soil
Growing Climate / Vintage Conditions: continental
Date of Harvest:01-05 October
Type of Harvest: by hands in small cases of 25 kg
Method: red vinification with natural yeasts. daily punching-down and 1 delestage for week. After two weeks of maceration, the wine is racking down in the barrels in which it finishes the alcoholic fermentation.
Temperature: 25-28 °C
Length: 3 weeks
Malolactic: yes, in barrels
Thick, rich and yet so elegant. Inky-black in colour, concentrated, packing in fruit, fine tannins and acidity, it bursts with complexity, showing violet, plum, currant, clove and spice character. Full-bodied. Will improve with cellaring. 300 cases made.