MERVISANO

BARBERA D'ALBA

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Designation of Controlled and Guaranteed Origin

A wine with a demanding structure, but very gentle bouquet and balance; deep, bright purplish-red, with an ample, spicy nose that is borne out in a  concentrated, full-bodied taste packed with stuffing; varietal flavours and the vanilla of the wood combine in perfect harmony.

Recommended cellar life: two to nine years. Best served at a temperature of 16-18°C.

GRAPE-VARIETY:

Barbera.

Location:  Roreto vineyard in Trezzo Tinella (350 m. asl).

Facing south, with Guyot pruning (6-8 buds/vine).

Vines/hectare: 4500

Yield: 3-5 t/Ha  that is 21/35hl/ha

Year of planting: 1965.

VINEYARD

 

VINIFICATION

Soft pressing of the grapes, followed by maceration on the skins for 10-14 days at a maximum temperature of 30°C. The wine is then drawn off and racked into small barrels 40% new wood ,where it matures for 12-15 months. The wine is bottled without filtration.

Store lying down in cool surroundings.

 

Alc. by vol.:13.5–14 %

Total acidity : 6 g/l.

Dry extract : 28-30 g/l.

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Azienda Agricola Abrigo Orlando di Abrigo Giovanni

Via Cappelletto 5, 12050 Treiso (CN)

P.I. 02369730045

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