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Barbera d’Asti Superiore DOCG Sottozona Nizza
Denominazione di origine controllata garantita
Wine: Barbera d’Asti
Vineyard: 100% Barbera
Area of planting: Comuni di Mombaruzzo e Ricaldone
Colour: deep ruby red ruby
Scents: austere and elegant nose f plumand cherry, with notes of spice and undergrowth, very fine woody hints with ethereal notes.
Taste: thick, juicy, itense and flavourful. Well structured and with fresh acidity, soft and warm, with a good finish due to delicate and sweet tannins.
Food matches: ideal with roast meats, game and mature chesses.
CHARACTHERISTICS OF THE PRODUCTION AREA
Production area: Mombaruzzo and Ricaldone municipalities.
Planted area: 5 ha.
Year of planting:1980.
Altitude: 300 mt. M.A.S.L.
Density planting: 5000 plants/ha.
Training system: counter-espalier with guyot pruning.
Harvest date: the first ten days of October
Yield per hectare: 70 quintals/hectare.
Year weather pattern: avernge hot and humid.
VINIFICATION AND AGING
Crushing: crushing and de-stemming
F ermentation containers: stainless steel under controlled temperature.
Aging: a year in barriques and oak barrels
Number of bottles produced: 8000.
Alcohol: 14% vol.
Sugars: 1 g/l.
Dry extract: 29 g/l.