Barbera d'Asti DOCGLe Orme "16 mesi"

Barbera d'Asti DOCGLe Orme "16 mesi"

Name:Barbera d'Asti DOCG

Grape variety:Barbera

Area of origin:A selection from several vineyards in the South Aegean, with particular reference to the vineyards of La Court Estate and Montemareto in Castelnuovo Calcea, La Serra in Montaldo Scarampi and Costa delle Monache ad Agliano

Soil:Light coloured earth of a sedimentary origin, designated “Astian Sands”, rich in lime and microelements

Method of cultivation:Guyot and low set cordon spur


Vinification:Fermentation in steel tanks. 10 days of maceration with the skins, with a soft “shower” system of wetting the cap at a temperature between 32°C and 27°C. Malolactic fermentation in steel

Refinement:Minimum of 16 months refinement before released for sale on the market

Colour:Ruby red with hues of violet

Nose:Elegant and intense, with notes of fresh mature red fruit, such as cherry and currant

Taste:Harmonious, with good structure and roundness, beautiful savoury finish

Serving temperature:18 C°

Accompanies:Pasta with tomato, pizza, Livorno style fish, white meat

Bottle sizes:0,375 l. - 0,75 l. - 1,5 l. - 3 l.


Vineyard:La Court, La Serra, Montemareto, Costa delle Monache

Barbera d’Asti DOCG Le Orme “16 mesi”

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