BARBERA D’ASTI D.O.C.G. SUPERIORE “AD LIBITVM”

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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: 80 quintals

    Average age of the vines: 30-40 years

    Vinification: in steel tanks at controlled temperature

    Maturation: in French oak barrels of 25 and 50 hectolitres for at least 15-18 months from 1st November of the year of harvest grapes. Afterwards the wine matures in bottle for at least 11-13 months

    Colour: intense ruby red with sensible garnet nuances

    Aroma: exciting, ethereal and vinous with sensations of dried fruit and jam with soft balsamic notes

    Taste: rich, soft and velvety and balanced with a hint of wood

    Alcohol: 14%

    Total acidity: < 5.8 gr./l

    Sugar residue: 3 gr./l

    Dry extract: 30 gr./l

    Food matching: roast and braised meat, game, seasoned cheese

    Serving temperature: 18°C in stem glassed for full-body red wines. Open the bottle at least one hour before serving.

    Packaging: 6 bottles per box