This “Family Reserve” Barbera comes from a single vineyard located in Castelnuovo Calcea in the heart of the Nizza wine production area, among the most beautiful vineyards that Coppo owns. This Barbera is produced in limited numbers and only during years of exceptional vintage.
First vintage produced:
south of Asti
south – south west
calcareous clay marl with prevalence of silt
650 ft a.s.l.
6.000 plants per hectare
selection in vineyard of the healthiest, ripest grapes hand collected in 40 lb picking baskets
maceration with skin contact with short and soft pumping over the skin cap
totally carried out
18 months in french oak barrels
dark purplish red
elegant balsamic hints, thyme and brush
impressive with a very long finish
tagliata di fassona with porcini mushrooms, stewed wild board, mixed boiled meats