||85% Barbera, 15% Nebbiolo
|Composition of the land
||calcareous-clay soil, alternated with layers of whitish marls.
||Right after being picked exclusively by hand, the whole grapes are taken to the cellar where they are rapidly destemmed and softly crushed to extract only the noblest and most aromatic parts of the skin and the outer area of the berry.
||Fermentation takes place in thermo-conditioned vats at a controlled temperature. Maceration lasts for about 8 days, during which the wine is frequently pumped over the skins so that the must assumes all the mineral nutrients and delicately extracts all the coloring agents. First racking is done when the product is almost completely dry
||In traditional Slavonian oak barrels that make it harmonious and enhance the elegance of the bouquet. Its sweetness is essentially due to the moderate acidity and to its delicate tannins. Barbera d'Alba matures 2 years after harvest and reaches its peak between 2 and 6 years of age.
||Barbera d’Alba is an ideal wine for the entire meal and a perfect companion for every occasion. It pairs well with savory appetizers, first courses with rich sauces and second courses made with boiled or roasted meat. This wine also enhances the flavor of traditional vegetable soups. It is the ideal pairing for fresh cold cuts and hard cheeses.
||Price Marchesi di Barolo Barbera d'Alba Ruvei 2018 € 8.81