Vintage 2019

Piemonte Barbera DOC

Tasting Notes

Alcohol content 13% vol.

Barbera similar to that of Asti, produced in Costigliole in a steep vineyard with old vines.

This wine is left to age for 12 months in steel or fiberglass barrels.

To be combined with game or cheese.

Ideal serving temperature: 18°C.

Basic Information

Product Name: Piemonte Barbera DOC
Vine variety: barbera
Denomination: Piemonte Barbera
Classification: DOC
Color: red
Typology: still
Production area: Piedmont
Vintage: 2019
Alcohol: 13% vol.
Residual sugar: 0.1 g/l
Number of bottles produced: 3,000

Vineyard

Grape: 100% barbera
Soil: a medium mixture of clayey loam soil
Exposure: east west
Cultivation system: guyot
Year of implantation: 1972
Harvest date: 25 September
Type of harvest: manual into crates

Winemaking

Method: traditional with manual punching and pumping over
Temperature: 26 °C spontaneous and not thermo-conditioned
Duration: 10 days
Malolactic: yes
Aging: in bottle
Type of barrel: stainless steel
Minimum time in bottle: 3 months

Bottle

Weight of empty bottle: 498 g
Bottling date: 15 April
Aging potential: 3 years
Stopper size: 24 x 42
Stopper material: natural cork
Type of bottle: bordeaux

Chemical Analysis

Dry extract [g/l]: 25,5
Total acidity [g/l in tartaric acid]: 5,40
Volatile acidity [g/l in acetic acid]: 0,42
Total SO2 [mg/l]: 102
Free SO2 [mg/l]: 15

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