BARBERA MONFERRATO doc

LA BIRBA

 
NAME OF THE WINE: “La Birba”

GRAPE VARIETY: Barbera 

SURFACE AND EXPOSURE: 2,5 Ha- South/East- South/West exposure

AGE OF THE VINEYARDS: Vineyards of youth under 10 years.

VINE DENSITY: Approx 4400 per hectare.

HARVEST: Beginning/mid-September, traditional harvest with manual selection of grapes.

WINE HL PER HECTARE: 70 

NUMBER OF BOTTLES PRODUCED: 10.000

WINEMAKING: Maceration and fermentation take place in traditional way, in stainless steel tanks, at controlled temperature, for about 15/20 days. Malo-lactic can take place.

AGEING: Wine bottled while young.

ALCOHOL: 13,50% Vol. 

TASTING NOTES: The wine has a ruby red color with purple highlights, vinous bouquet, beautiful cleanliness and continuity with hints of undergrowth and plum. Dry taste, typical of the grape variety, with a nice drinkability and a slight sparkling taht underlines the pleasantness of the wine,

SUGGESTION: Perfect with first courses, soups or white meat. It is advisable not to prolong the aging beyond two years. To be stored in a dark location at a temperature of about 14-16°C and serve in medium glass at a temperature of about 16-18°C.

CURIOSITY: From the liveliness of the wine, its flavor young and naive and its bright color we took the name “The scamp”.