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Barbera d'Alba Superiore, Dogliani il Generale

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From our most ancient vineyards located near Vergne, both the traditional Barbera D’Alba,  as well as its Superior version, are obtained from Barbera grapes through a medium-long maceration. The rigorous selections of bunches, allow us to diminish quantity but definitely increasing the quality.

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BARBERA D'ALBA SUPERIORE

D.O.C.

Variety

100% Barbera

Region of production

From our most ancient vineyards located near Vergne, the Barbera grows up on hills with 770-990 ft a.s.l. of altitude and exposure from West to South-West

Soil

Calcareous-clay marl with presence of sand and silt

Plants per hectare

4,000/4,500 Plants/ha

Yield per hectare

Max 9,000 Kg/Ha

Cultivation

Traditional with Guyot pruning

Fermentation and maturation

The vinification follows the tradition of floating cap with pump-over. After 10 days on the skins at a controlled temperature of 28°C, follows a rapid malolactic fermentation before the long ageing

Ageing

After brief passing in steel tanks the Barbera D’Alba Superiore, ages at
least 4 months in French tonneaux and big oak barrels

Alcohol by volume

14 %

Ageing

After the fermentation, this wine spends about 3 months in steel and cement tanks, before being bottled

Acidity

6 parts per thousands

Tasting Notes

Colour: Brilliant red with a tendency towards garnet with ageing
Bouquet: Intense, vinous, characteristic, delicate fragrance
Taste: bodied with light tannin-richness

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Barbera d'Alba Superiore, Dogliani il Generale

Barbera d'Alba Superiore, Dogliani il Generale

From our most ancient vineyards located near Vergne, both the traditional Barbera D’Alba,  as well as its Superior version, are obtained from Barbera grapes through a medium-long maceration. The rigorous selections of bunches, allow us to diminish quantity but definitely increasing the quality.

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