Barbera d'Alba Superiore Rugè
Red Grapes Variety: Barbera 100%
Vineyards Location: La Morra area
Vineyards surface area: about 0,4 ha.
Altitude: 250-300 m. slm
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.
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.