Vineyard designation | Neirane, Verduno
Area | 1,38,00 ha
Soil | white and chalky
Vine variety | 100% Barbera
Harvest time | first 10 days of October
Maceration | 10-12 days
Aging | 10 months in oak barrels, 8 months in tonneaux, 3 months in bottle
Bottles production | 15.000 bottles/ year
Color | ruby red- violet, with light amaranth tones. The color looks like very ripe cherries.
Bouquet | very fine, fragrances of plums and cherries are traceable, together with a delicate vanilla aroma because of the wine aging in French ‘allier’ barrels.
Flavor | the most persistent and strong taste in mouth is the fruity one; wood taste is delicate and make the flavor round and full- bodies.
Serving temperature | 16°C/18°C
Alcohol by volume | 13.5%
Distinctive features | This is an old vineyard, planted in 1962. Bunches are small and, when ripe, they leave in the hands the same color as ripe cherries