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Barbera d’Asti DOCG Superiore “Superba”

Bottle producer:

vigna dei mastri

 

Colour:

Red

Bottle size

75 cL

Barbera D’Asti Superiore DOCG Superba

Grape variety

Barbera 100%

Location

in the hills around Frazione Loreto, Costigliole d’Asti, Piedmont, Italy

Altitude

380 mt (1246 ft)

Aspect

S-W, W

Soil type

sandy - clay
Vine density

5000 /ha

Pruning & trellising

short spurs - Guyot trellising

Harvesting

by hand from late September

Fermentation and maceration

- grapes extra selection - temperature controlled - 2nd fermentation with extra-selected dried grapes in stainless steel vats and French oak tonneaux - malolactic 100%
Ageing

in French oak tonneaux and barriques

Organoleptic Characteristics

Color

Intense ruby red

Bouquet

Cherry, plums, wild red fruits, vanilla

Taste

complex and elegant balance, with a very long aftertaste.
Region of origin

Product type

Winery

Denomination

Type of viticulture