Colli Tortonesi Barbera VHO

Selection of Barbera aged in second passage wood

GRAPE VARIETY 100% Barbera selected from the vineyards located between Vho and Sarezzano
EXPOSURE West/South-West
PRUNING Guyot
YIELD about 55 q / Ha.
SOIL Calcareous / clayey
AREA Village of Vho and Municipality of Sarezzano 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 12 months
COLOR Intense and brilliant ruby red
TASTING NOTES Rich, with hints of red fruits, small berries and some traces of black cherry, mint, ripe plums, spices, vanilla and coffee. Perfect combination of body and structure enhances the peculiarities of Barbera grapes