MONTE_COLOMBO_BARBERA_D’ASTI_DOC

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Product Description

Position of the vineyards
In the Commune of Cassine (Alessandria province).
Exposure: to the South

Grape variety
Barbera d’Asti 100% .

Vinification
A traditional vinification. Temperature controlled maceration with regular pumpings over. Skin contact lasts around 10 days aiming to achieve an optimum extraction of colour, flavours and tannins. Subsequent malolactic fermentation in stainless still tanks.

To be drunk with
Ideal with pasta and strongly flavoured read meat dishes. Excellent with piedmontese cuisine (“Bagna Cauda”, Fritto Misto, Bollito/ mixed boiled meats).

Additional Information

Alcohol

15 % alc./vol

Total acidity

6,55 g/l in tartaric acid.

Residual sugar

Dry.

Ageing

12 months in French barriques (Allier oak) followed by 16 months in Slavonian oak casks of 25hl and other 10 months in the bottle.

Estimated life

Up to 15 years

Tasting notes

Colour: ruby red with intense violet hues. Bouquet: strong and rich typical aromas of intense red berry fruits and ripe cherry. Taste: a mouthfilling elegant strong character, warming and excellent balance and optimum length on the palate. A wine with a great personality.