Giacomo Fenocchio Barbera d'Alba Superior


Giacomo Fenocchio Barbera d'Alba Superior


Area of production Monforte d’Alba – Sottozona Bussia

Grapes varieties 100% Barbera

Vineyards area 2,5 hectare

Exposition West

Altimetry Hilly area of 300 meters above the sea-level.

Soil Elveziano with clayey sediments blue marl and tuff.

Age of the vineyards 30 years

Harvest Mid October.

Vinification Traditional method – fermentation of the grapes close to the peelings without adding yeasts for 10 days in steel tanks.

Ageing sixmonths in stainless still stell and six monthsin big Slavonian oak casks and then in bottle

Tasting notes The color is a deep ruby red with garnet reflections. It has a rather intense bouquet, with scents typical of the vine and a full bodied and dry flavor, with a distinct and pleasing acidity. It becomes mature with aging, acquiring a full and balanced flavor.

Matching It pairs well with red and white meats, tagliatelle pasta and cheeses.

Serving temperature: 18° C

Alcohol: 13 / 14 %Vol

Total acidity: from 5,8 to 6,3 g/L

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