Nizza docg

Riserva della Famiglia

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.

Barbera d'Asti Riserva Della Famiglia

Appellation:
Nizza docg

First vintage produced:
1998

Grape variety:
Barbera

Production area:
south of Asti

Exposure:
south – south west

Soil composition:
calcareous clay marl with prevalence of silt

Vineyard altitude:
650 ft a.s.l.

Training system:
Guyot

Vineyard density:
6.000 plants per hectare

Harvest:
selection in vineyard of the healthiest, ripest grapes hand collected in 40 lb picking baskets

Vinification system:
maceration with skin contact with short and soft pumping over the skin cap

Malo-lattic:
totally carried out

Aging:
18 months in french oak barrels

Color:
dark purplish red

Nose:
elegant balsamic hints, thyme and brush

Taste:
impressive with a very long finish

Pairings:
tagliata di fassona with porcini mushrooms, stewed wild board, mixed boiled meats

Serving temperature:
14° C.

Sizes:
0,750 l.

Production:
2.000 bottles

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