BARBERA_SOVRANA

BARBERA D’ALBA D.O.C. SOVRANA

FEATURES
The color is ruby red with delicate purple hues. Intense and persistent olfactory expression with clear references to the red fruits, cherries in brandy and ripe fruit.
Pleasant spicy flavors and delicate sensations of wood and florals. On the palate the exiting freshness of Barbera blends in the alcohol evidently but absolutely enjoyable.
It has the intensity and persistence of great wines.

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Product Description

GRAPES
Barbera

PRODUCTION AREA
Production area of Barbera d’Alba D.O.C., Bricco di Vergne in Barolo and Tantesi in  Monforte d’Alba.

HARVEST
Manual, first fortnight of the month of October.

VINIFICATION
De-stemmed and fermented in stainless steel tanks for about 10-12 days.

AGING
After malolactic fermentation, 30-40% of the entire mass goes into French oak barrels where it will stay for at least twelve months.
The remaining will complete maturation in large slavonian oak casks for the same period. After assembly and a further rest in stainless steel tanks for about sixty days, the wine is bottled and rests another thirty days before entering the market.

PAIRINGS
Appetizers, pasta and risotto, main courses of red and white meats, ripe cheeses.
For its delicate tannic qualities it can be a pleasant surprise to accompany savory dishes based on fish.

SERVING TEMPERATURE
16°-18°C