Barbera d'Alba DOC

It comes from Roddi’s vineyards. A wine with slight acidity that dissolves in a sweet fruitiness.

Grape variety 100% Barbera

Production area Roddi d’Alba, “Elia” vineyard Ha 1,70

Height 200-250 m s.l.m.

Exposure Sud, Sud-Est

Age of the vines 16 years
 old

Soil Chalky/clayey

Harvest period October

Yield per hectare 90 quintals/hectare of grapes

Plants per hectare 4.200

Growing system Guyot

Winemaking The freshly harvested grapes are destemmed, pressed, and placed in horizontal vats that can rotate at a temperature of 18°C for 2 days to bring out their primary aromas. Fermentation takes place at a temperature 
of 26°C and then the drawing-off, once fermentation is completed. After few pouringius the malolactic fermentation takes place.

Ageing In stainless steel tanks.

Tasting notes It has an intense ruby red colour with rich violet hues; violet hints. Perfumes are winey at first, sometimes resemble the must during fermentation; once rested it will show intense and persistent floral notes, rose, freshly picked fruit, currants and sour black cherry. The mouth feel acidity is just slightly pronounced that dissolves in the sweet fruitiness. The finish is long and enlightens a mature and pulpy fruit.

Best served Between16 and 17°C

Perfect pairing This wine is well paired with aperitifs with bread, salame and seasoned chees or lunch with pasta based first courses with strong sauces and stuffed pasta.

Storage Keep the bottle horizontal, in a cool
 and ventilated room, protected from direct light and vibrations.

Barbera d'Alba DOC

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Awards:

Vintage 2015

  • Slow Wine juicy and pulpy
  • Guida Bibenda 3 grapes
  • Guida I Vini di Veronelli 2 stars

Vintage 2013

  • Guida Bibenda 3 grapes
  • Guida I Vini di Veronelli 87/100, awesome wine
  • Vini d’Italia del Gambero Rosso 1 glass
  • Annuario Luca Maroni 87/100

Vintage 2012

  • Guida Bibenda 3 grapes
  • Guida I Vini di Veronelli 86/100
  • Vini d’Italia del Gambero Rosso 1 glass
  • Annuario Luca Maroni 86/100

Vintage 2011

  • Guida Bibenda 3 grapes
  • Guida I Vini di Veronelli 87/100, awesome wine
  • Annuario Luca Maroni 87/100
  • Vini d’Italia del Gambero Rosso 2 glasses