Crissante Alessandria
Barbera d'Alba Superiore Rugè - Crissante Alessandria

Barbera d'Alba Superiore Rugè

TECHNICAL DATA

Red Grapes Variety: Barbera 100%

Vineyards Location: La Morra area

Soil: clay-limestone

Vineyards surface area: about 0,4 ha.

Altitude: 250-300 m. slm

Exposure: south/east

Vineyards age: 1954

Total production: about 2000 bottles

Vinification: about 2 weeks of maceration in stainless tank at 28 degree temperature control;

“Follatura manuale” and remontage process 4 times for day for the first 5 days

until the end of pressing process.

Fining: in French oak barrels(tonneaux) of 7q for 12 months.

Bottling between june of the second year after the harvest,

Then fining in bottle.

ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS

Tasting notes: ruby red with garnet nuances.

Delivers red fruits, blackcurrant and berry, liquorice and mature cherry.

Light incense notes.

Rich and harmonious, full bodied, with a very long aftertaste of red soft fruits, vanilla and liquorice.

A wine for the cellar.