Barbera d’Asti DOCG “Arturo”
in the hills around Frazione Loreto, Costigliole d’Asti, Piedmont, Italy
380 mt (1246 ft)
sandy - clay
Pruning & trellising
short spurs - Guyot trellising
by hand, late September
Fermentation and maceration
- grapes selection - temperature controlled - stainless steel vats - malolactic 100%
stainless steel vats
Deep ruby-red with violet highlights
Plum, sour black cherry and lightly spicy aromas.
Fragrant, dry and reminds one of fresh fruit, characteristic of this wine. Even tough it has quite a strong structure, this wine has a long aftertaste, with just recognizable tannins.