DEL VINO: BARBERA D'ASTI DENOMINAZIONE:
DOCG "Old tradition"
GRAPE TYPE: 100% Barbera grape
SOIL COMPOSITION: Marly lime.
The soil and microclimante make it possible to obtainwines with
exceptional structure and potency.
TRAINING SYSTEM: Guyot
soft pressing of the grapes, fermentation and macerationon the
skins in stainless steel tanks for approx. 15-18 days at about
28-30°C. Followingmaceration with the must pumped over at
least twice a day to obtain the maximum extractionof the colour
and varietal aromas.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14% Vol.
COLOUR: A deep ruby colour
that changes to garnet during maturation.
BOUQUET: Typical, full, intense ripe fruit, mineral notes,
TASTE: Full body taste, warm, elegant, remarkable softness
and balance. Long, intense
persistence. Structure and generosity bring
hint of vanilla and mature fruits.
HARVESTING: The grapes
are picked by hand in the first half of October, meticulously
selectedand immediately placed in small perforated boxes. Carefully
selected bunches are despatchedfor vinification without delay.
AGEING: Maturation in oak
French Barrique for an year and followed by the acquisition in
CELLAR CONDITIONS: Store
the bottles lying down in a dark, damp-free environment at a cool
STORAGE: When stored correctely,
Babera expresses its best characteristics as time goes by.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18 -
FOOD TO BE SERVED WITH: Excellent
with roast, braised meats and game, ideal with mature cheese and
dishes prepared with truffles.