Colli Tortonesi Barbera POGGIO DEL ROSSO

Dedicated to Claudio’s father, called ‘The Red’

GRAPE VARIETY 100% Barbera selected from the vineyard surrounding the winery
EXPOSURE West/South-West
YIELD about 40 q / Ha.
SOIL Calcareous / clayey
AREA Village of Vho between 250-300 m a.s.l.
CULTIVATION The vineyards are grown without the use of chemical fertilizers, herbicides, or systemic products
HARVEST End of September/beginning of October
VINIFICATION Soft and slow pressing of the grapes, maceration for 10/12 days and racking
AGING Burgundian style in small second passage wooden barrels for about 12 months followed by further refinement in the bottle for other 24 months
COLOR Intense and brilliant ruby red with violet reflections
TASTING NOTES Fragrant, abundant, clean and rich in spicy hints of cinnamon, vanilla, chocolate, coffee, licorice with tones of morel and blackberry together with sweet pipe tobacco. With deep, pleasant and soft tones reminiscent of ripe cherries and chocolate