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Ru - Barbera d'Asti DOC Superiore Nizza
Denominazione di origine controllata superiore
Wine: Barbera d’Asti Superiore Nizza Doc
Vineyard: 100 % Barbera
Denomination: D.O.C. Superiore
Area of planting: Loc. San Michele Nizza Monferrato PIEMONTE Italy
Intense red ruby with some violet highlights.
Warm, powerful with hints of overripenning and compote.
Fullbodied, lingering and velvety with toasted and fruity
notes. Well balanced wine.
pH : 3.48
Total acidity : 6.20
Volatile acidity : 0.60
Alcohol % : 14.41
Sugar residue : 0.00
Average mixture with higher presence of clay (17 %)
Middle hills position, southest exposure.
Age : 50 years old
Type of rearing : traditional espallier
Grape’s height from the grand : 80 cm.
Pruning : Guyot
Height above sea level : 250 – 270 m.
Harvest by and, the grapes are collected in boxes; stalks
are removed from the grapes through pressing; the grapes
are slightly overippen thanks to the good vintage.
15 – 20 days maceration and fermentation in steel tanks at
32°-35° C with utilization of selected yeasts. Three times
a days for a week, the must in the tanks was stirred.
Drawing off the marc utilization in assemblage of the wine
obtained from the pressing. The product is refined in barrel
for 15 month.