BARBERA D’ASTI D.O.C.G. “CVRSVS VITAE”

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    Producer: CARLINdePAOLO

    Production zone: Piedmont Region, Province of Asti

    Climate: Mediterranean, characterized by harsh winters with temperatures reaching -15°C, and hot and humid summers with temperatures reaching 35° C

    Soil: limy, clayey, sandy and calcareous

    Altitude: 180-340 meters above sea level

    Training system: traditional Piedmontese guyot with a vine density ranging from 4,000 to 4,500 vine stocks per hectare

    Grape variety: 100% Barbera

    Production yield per hectare: 90 quintals

    Average age of the vines: 20-40 years

    Vinification: temperature controlled steel tanks

    Colour: intense ruby red with fair purple nuances

    Aroma: intensely vinous, heady, and ethereal with typical and prevailing fruity notes of cherry, liquorice, plums, violet and blackberry

    Taste: tannic, full-flavoured, dry, astringent and persistent, with a balanced acidity without excess

    Alcohol: 13.5%

    Total acidity: < 5.6 gr./l

    Sugar residue: 3 gr./l

    Dry extract: 28 gr./l

    Food matching: very versatile wine perfect with roast meat, red meats such as Carpaccio, game and medium-seasoned cheese

    Serving temperature: 18°C in stem glassed for full-body red wines

    Packaging: 12 bottles per box

    Notes: available also with screw cap or in bag –in-box