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Barbera d’Asti Superiore Bionzo, La Spinetta

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BARBERA D’ASTI SUPERIORE BIONZO

Denomination

Barbera d’Asti Superiore Bionzo D.O.C.G.

Grape variety

100% Barbera

Alcohol content

14,5% by vol

Average production

35,000 bottles (9% of entire wine production)

Average yield per ha

2,500 bottles

First vintage

1998

Vineyard

Location

Bionzo Costigliole d’Asti

Type of soil

calcareous

Average age of vines

60-70 years

Average altitude

300 m

Vineyard size

14 hectare (30 acres)

Special characteristics

south exposure, very old vines

Wine making process

Time of harvest

end of September / beginning of October

Cellar

La Spinetta, Castagnole Lanze

Fermentation

alcoholic fermentation for 6-7 days in rotofermenters at controlled temperature, malolactic fermentation in French oak

Aging

entirely in new, medium toasted French oak for 16-18 months

Bottling

transfer to stainless steal vats for 6 months before bottling, aging in bottles for another 3 months

Specialties

no filtration and clarifying

Release

2 years and 2 months after harvest

Wine description

Color: dark ruby red

Bouquet: Floral notes meld into clean, mineral-infused cherry fruit

Taste: Roses, violets, plums, dark cherries and minerals are some of the aromas and flavors that flow from this textured, classy Barbera. This is a jewel of a wine with a vibrant finish of pure silk.

Evolution

20 to 25 years

Pairings

strong, soft cheeses, wild game and all types of red meat

Further Information

Cultivation system

Guyot

Total acidity

6.5%

Sugar content

0

pH level

3.6

Recommended serving temperature

16º-17º Celsius

Recommended type of glass

big Bordeaux

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