Barbera d’Alba DOC Superiore

Produced with Barbera grape from Sarmassa and Pajagallo areas.

Altitude: Sarmassa 250 m.s.l. – Pajagallo 350 m.s.l.
Exposure: Sarmassa South/South East – Pajagallo South West
Total Surface: Sarmassa 1Ha – Pajagallo 0,5Ha
Soil: calcareous and clayey
Growing system and plant density: espalier with Guyot pruning – 5500 plants per hectare
Yield: 6,5 tons per hectare
Average age of the vines: 10/15 years
Harvest: manual at the beginning of October
First Vintage produced: 1997
Bottles produced: 7000 in 2010
Alcohol: 14,5% vol.

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Barbera d’Alba DOC Superiore is the first wine that Federico produced at the end of the 90s and which interprets as best his style. Belong to his philosophy, after Nebbiolo, Barbera is the indigenous vine which better expresses the terroir of Langhe. It’s a full-bodied wine, well structured and balanced by a good acidity. It matches well with tasty food based of red and white meat.