|Appellation||Barbera d’Asti DOCG|
|ABV (Alcohol By Volume)||14-14.5%|
|Bottle Size||75 cl|
|Type of Soil||Clay and marl|
The grapes are selected from vineyards in Agliano Terme, one of which is also used for the single vineyard La Crena, and several other villages in the hills around Asti. Average density is 4500 plants per hectare.
The process starts with a cold maceration in stainless steels, then the must is fermented for approximately 2 weeks, with daily pumping overs. After this, the wine macerates for another week, then it is racked and it is moved to oak for malolactic fermentation.
Ruby color with ripe red cherry aromas and hints of sweet spices. On the palate is dry, medium-bodied with a crisp acidity coming through in a complex, yet harmonic balance. Its magnificent oak integration delivers a superb spicy and fruity finish.
Antipasti, rich salads, grilled seasoned vegetables, hearty soups, pasta, pork and chicken with light sauces.