BARBERA D ALBA BARILIN D.O.C.
Barilin is high quality wine with limited production.
Its exclusive charactheristics are the result of particular choices.
These wine is made from specially selected grapes that come from old vines with limited harvest to guarantee maxim quality over the time.
Mdium hillside (200-300 m asl) with south-ouest exposure, in the district of Canale.
The soil of ancient time, characterized by ‘The Rocche’, is friable, sandy and ochred colour. The Astiane marls – of Pilocene age – are an excellent enviroment to produce full bodied wines, but with finesse and elegance.
The grapes harvest is made by hand at the end of September.
The grapes are de-stemmed and soft crushed.
The fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks around 8 – 10 days, with floating cap and frequent pumping over of the must to optimize the extraction of the polyphenolic substances.
Part of the wine stays in small french oak barrels ( 225 lt) for around 18 months, and while the remaining is stored in large Slavonia oak for 18 months.
The two parts are then blended and complete the maturation in wood for at least 12 months. Further maturation in bottle never less 12 months.
Deep red, with purple reflections.
Intense bouquet with ripe fruit notes, plums and cherries, hint of spices and vanilla.
Full persistent taste, warm feeling and body, well-balanced with soft tannins and acidity. Long finish with a marked blackberries jam.
Perfect with red meat dishes and medium to mature cheese. Serving temperature: 18°-20° C