The Barbera, a typical Piedmont grape, comes from the subzone of Sant’Anna in the town of Monforte d’Alba where it achieves good levels of maturity, concentration and freshness thanks to careful work done in the vineyard.
Name Barbera d’Alba DOC
Town Monforte d’Alba
Grapes 100% Barbera
Vineyard size 1 ha in the area of Sant’Anna.
Vineyards Mostly a western exposure and an average altitude of 450m above sea level. The soil is clay-lime in Sant’Anna area from lequio formation -serravallian/aerly tortonian.
Year of planting — 1998
Vine training Guyot
Vineyard density 5,000 rootstocks/ha
Yield about 7000kg/ha
Winemaking method The grapes are exclusively selected and picked by hand. Then the wine remains in barriques, not new, for about eight months before bottling.