Barbera d'Alba D.O.C. Donna Margherita
Grape variety: Barbera
Planted in: 1959 - 2008
Training system: Guyot
Alcohol: 13,0 % vol.
First year of production: 1996
Harvest time: from the beginning to the middle of October.
The fermentation lasts some 10-15 days according to the vintage with daily pumping over of the wine mass with délestages at half of the period (fermentation in stainless steel tanks).
Aged in 50hl oak barrels for some months.
Perfumes: plums, raspberries, blueberry with some delicate wisteria hints.
Taste: very easy to drink, with vibrant acidity; fleshy and juicy.
Pairings: fresh curd cheeses, charcuterie, blanchemanger, risotti.
(Service Temp.: 14°-16°C).