Denominazione di Origine Controllata
Grape variety: Barbera.
Location: Cisterna d’Asti and Canale (CN) Piedmont, Italy.
Vineyard characteristics: Well-exposed and hilly vineyards of variable age. The soil is sandy and the vines are cultivated with the Guyot system.
Vinification: Crushing and de-stemming of the manually harvested and perfectly ripe grapes. Must fermentation with skin contact for 5-7 days.
Racking and immediate control of the malolactic fermentation. Refermentation in autoclave till 0,8 bar of pression.
Maturation and aging: The new wine is decanted several times, and it remains 6-7 months in tanks – 50% vetrified cement and 50% steel tanks.
Finally it is bottled, slightly lively.
Organoleptic characteristics: Ruby red colour; a vinous and persistent fragrance; dry, warm and full flavour, nicely lively.
Served at 16-18°C.
Also available in 1,5 Liter Magnum.