Grape variety: 100% Barbera
Vineyards: in the Bricco San Biagio subzone of La Morra
Position: hill, with southerly exposure, at an altitude of 250 m above sea level
Yield per ha: 40 hl.
Average age of vineyards: 60-65 years
Plant density/ha: 7,000 vines
Annual production: 2,500 bottles
Vinification: temperature-controlled maceration in steel
Ageing: in French oak
Alcohol content: 14 – 14.5%
Acidity: 5.4 – 5.8 g/l
Cellar life: 6-8 years
Description: compact ruby red colour with purplish highlights. Sweet bouquet featuring spices and red fruit with balsamic and floral reminiscences. Rich and powerful on the palate, supported by a vibrant crispness and a wonderful persistence in the finish.
Pairing suggestions: the ideal accompaniment for pasta dishes with game sauces, boiled and roast meats and medium-mature cheeses.