Barbera D’alba DOC “Loirano Soprano”

Bottle producer:

rivetto

 

Colour:

Red

Bottle size

75 cL

Grape varietal

100% Barbera

Municipality

Sinio

Altitude

390 m

Exposure

West

Terrain

Clay-sandy-calcareous with bluish marl at a depth of one meter. Terrain with sub-alkaline reaction, low nitrogen content and optimally rich in magnesium.


In the vineyard

Drastic selection during the period of color change, intervening in the number of bunches and in the size of individual bunches. Manual harvest.

In the cellar

Stalk removal, pressing and maceration for 2 days on average, duration of maceration almost 15 days. Controlled temperature fermentation at 30 °C. Malolactic completed.

Yeast

Indigenous

Clarification

Gel bentonite


Ageing

24 months in small French oak barrels of 2nd or 3rd passage.

In-bottle refinement

12 months

Characteristics

The Loiranosoprano is the upper part of Zio Nando vineyard situated at the top of Lirano hill, enjoying a splendid position on the crag. These conditions guarantee a wine with a potency and refinement that is unique in Langa. Optimal tannic and aromatic development over time. Vinifyed only in the best vintages for Barbera grapes.

Serving temperature

16 °C

Pairings

Salami, toma cheese, spicy food, lasagne.

Region of origin

Product type

Winery

Denomination

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