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Barbera d'Alba DOC

Type of wine: still
Colour: red
Region: Piedmont
Grape variety: Barbera
Oenologist: Lorenzo Quinterno
Harvest: handpicked from the middle to the end of September
Vinification: fermentation in steel tanks, approximately 15 days’ maceration. The wine is then decanted and malolactic fermentation begins. Elevage takes place on fine lees until bottling.
Ageing: takes place in steel tanks; once bottled, the wine can be kept for five to six years.
Closure: Diam corks
Volume: 75 cl
Type of farming: conventional
Tasting notes: dense ruby red; fresh, intense nose with marked plum and cherry sensations. On the palate, it is imposing and warm with a long finish; acidity is balanced and melds with the wine’s structure yielding pleasure and drinkability; aftertaste is crisp with notes of confiture.
Pairings: ideal with substantial dishes of pasta, meat and charcuterie.

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