BARBERA D'ALBA Vigna Basarin d.o.c.
Classification: Piedmontese d.o.c. dry red wine.
Grape variety: barbera.
Soil type: chilly with a southeast exposure, at an altitude of 250 meters; poor, calcareous marl and sandy soils.
Harvest time: third week of September.
Production: soft pressed and stainless steel fermented with a maceration of 8/10 days.
Aging: Fermentation is completed in barriques where it will age for 20 months.
Storing: in a cool environment at a constant temperature below 18/20°C.
Color: intense ruby red.
Aroma: grapey and persistent with fruity and spicy notes.
Palate: rich, full-bodied, and round with a trace of acidity which makes it fragrant and refreshing.
Pairing: meat roasts, game, strong aged cheeses both dry and moldy.
Serving Temperature: should be served at room temperature 18/20°C.