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Description

Position of the vineyards
Situated in the Commune of Barbaresco at Martinenga, south facing exposure at 280 m a.s.l., Martinenga Barbaresco takes its name from the vineyard.

Vinification
Vinification on skins: 8/10 days fermentation with floating cap followed by 5/10 days fermentation with submerged cap. Daily pumping over. Malolactic fermentation is carried out in full at a controlled temperature after the alcoholic one.

To be drunk with
An ideal wine to be drunk with red and white meats reachly seasoned or with mature cheeses.

Grape variety
Nebbiolo 100%.

Additional information

Alcohol

14% alc./vol.

Total acidity

5,55 g/l in tartaric acid.

Residual sugar

Dry.

Ageing

In French barriques of 225 liters for few months, then in Slavonian oak casks of 25hl for 12 months followed by a maturation in bottle for 12 months.

Estimated life

Twenty/Twentyfive years

Tasting Notes

Colour: garnet red, brilliant, with light orange hues. Bouquet: intense and harmonious, reminiscent of violet, wild wood berries, strawberries and sour black cherry jam with a pleasant balsamic note of cloves. Taste: full, harmonius, with good complexity and persistent