Wine Company

EREDE DI CHIAPPONE ARMANDO

Holder

Daniale Chiappone

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

Oenologist
Daniele Chiappone

Sensorial qualities
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.

Techinical data
pH : 3.48
Total acidity : 6.20
Volatile acidity : 0.60
Alcohol % : 14.41
Sugar residue : 0.00

Soil
Average mixture with higher presence of clay (17 %)
Middle hills position, southest exposure.

Vineyard
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.

Vine making
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.