Barbera del Monferrato Superiore DOCG
Organoleptic character: Intense ruby red , Rich and persistent on the nose with traces of rip fruits such as blackberries, plums and black cherries, enhanced by a delicate spicy note. Full bodied and smooth. Palatable, rich with an intense flavour of red fruits, with a slight acidic not and sweet and even tannins.
Best accompanied by: Ideal with elaborate second courses based on meat or mature cheeses
Grapes: 90% Barbera – 10% Freisa
% alchool vol: 14,5
Residual sugar: 2,5
Total Acidity: 5,5
Total SO2: 50
Number of bottles/year: 2000
Vineyard: vineyard “ROLEI” 1,0 Ha located at 290 meter slm with south-west exposition.
Production/Ha: 80 quintals/ ha
Soil: calcareous clay
Pruning method: Guyot pruning , 80 cm distance between plants on the row and 2.5 meters between rows for a planting density of 5000 plants / Ha .
Winemaking: maceration between wine and skins at a controlled temperature for at least 30 days, natural malolactic fermentation . Total absence of fitration until bottling. Aged in big oak barrels for 12 months.