BARBERA D’ALBA D.O.C. SUPERIORE “VI VEJE”

BARBERA D’ALBA D.O.C. SUPERIORE “VI VEJE”

Product ID: 1763

Description

VINEYARDS

GRAPE VERIETY Barbera 100%
TRAINING SYSTEM Guyot
ALTITUDE 330 m a.s.l.
VINEYARD ASPECT South-East
SOIL Calcareous – clayey – marls
YEAR PLANTED 1960
HECTARS TOTAL 4 Hectares
YIELDS PER HECTARE 70 quintals/hectare (grapes)

VINIFICATION

HARVEST Green harvest of the grapes is carried out in July, leaving 4-5 bunches per vine. Normal harvest is done at the beginning of October.
FERMENTATION MACERATION Fermentation is carried out in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks, lasting around 15 days.
FINING | AGING Malolactic fermentation is completed in oak barrels. The wine ages 18 months in French barrique (60% new, 40% second passage), then finishes in the bottle for an additional 12 months.

TASTING NOTES

COLOR Bright ruby red with matching highlights.
NOSE Generous with diverse notes of red ripe fruit like raspberry, with light toasted qualities.
TASTE Complex and full-bodied, fresh, discreet tannins, balanced, intense finish that matches the fruity aromas.
ALCOHOL 15% abv
AGING POTENTIAL 8 years
SERVING TEMPERATURE 18° C
FOOD PAIRING This wine is great with savory dishes, roasted meats, and aged cheese.