Barbera d’Alba DOC “Zio Nando”

Bottle producer:

rivetto

 

Colour:

Red

Bottle size

75 cL

Grape varietal

100% Barbera

Municipality

Sinio

Altitude

365 m

Exposure

West

Terrain

Clay-sandy-calcareous with sub-alkaline reaction. In the vineyard

30% of old vines planted in 1944. Selection during the period of colors change. Manual harvest.

In the cellar

Stalk removal; pressing and maceration for8-10 days on average. Controlled temperature fermentation at 30 °C. Malolactic completed.

Yeast

Native

Clarification

Gel bentonite

Ageing

18 months in 30 hectoliters oak barrels from  lavonia/Hungary/Switzerland and in third-fourth passage 225 liters French oak barrels.

In- bottle refinement

6 months minimum.

Characteristics

The vineyard that produces the Zio Nando, thanks to a  terrain that tends towards sandy and its western exposure, permits us to obtain a wine with a powerfully fruity aroma, optimal color intensity and extreme refinement.

Serving temperature

16° C

Pairings

salami and cheese, parmigiana, vitello tonnato, russian salad.
Region of origin

Product type

Winery

Denomination

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Type of viticulture