Wine CompanyEREDE DI CHIAPPONE ARMANDO
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.