Barbera d’Alba Superiore Ribota – SAVIGLIANO FRATELLI

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General informations

  • DESIGNATION: Barbera d’Alba Superiore D.O.C. “Ribota”

  • GRAPE VARIETY: Barbera 100%

  • BOTTLE SIZE: 0.750 liter bottles

Vineyard

  • SOIL: calcareous

  • PLANTING DENSITY: 4630 vines per Ha

  • YIELD: 100 q/Ha

  • TRAINING SYSTEM: Traditional Guyot

  • AGE OF THE VINEYARD: 35 years

  • HARVEST PERIOD: mid-October

Wine processing

  • VINIFICATION: on skins. Fermentation for 6-7 days in steel tanks with frequent pumping over to extract color and structure at a controlled temperature. Subsequent drawing off and storage of wine in sheltered areas, resulting in malolactic fermentation

  • AGEING: in French oak barriques for 1 year

  • REFINEMENT: in bottles for at least 1 year. To be consumed within 7-8 years of ageing

Characteristic

  • COLOUR: intense ruby red

  • BOUQUET: spicy, licorice

  • TASTE: full, soft, good structure, acidity not too marked

  • PAIRING: game dishes, elaborate dishes, braised red meat

  • SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18 °C

  • STORAGE OF BOTTLES: horizontal position

Analytical data

  • ALCOHOL: 15,5% vol

  • TOTAL ACIDITY: 5,79 g/l in tartaric acid

  • DRY EXTRACT: 32 g/l

  • REDUCER SUGARS: 3,25 g/l

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