Grape variety: 100% Barbera
Age of the vineyard: 20 years
Wine production area: Novello
Grape vine training system: GUYOT
Soil: marly stripes, high percentage of fine sediment, silt and clay.
Altitude: 420 meters above sea level
Grape harvest: end of September / beginning of October
Yield: 8,0000 kilograms/hectare
Vinification: cooling of the grapes, maceration in contact with the skins removing the grape stalk for about 20 days, daily pumping over.
Fermentation: at a controlled temperature (max. 28°C) in stainless steel tanks, using the best wild yeasts.
Ageing: malolactic fermentation in contact with fine lees for some months, clarification and preservation in stainless steel tanks.
Sensory characteristics: deep red colour, fruity bouquet of cherry and plum, floral notes of hydrangea and violet and a lighter liquorice, pepper and coffee aroma.