Barbera d’Asti Docg

Camp du Rouss

Literally campo del rosso, or “the redhead’s field” (in Piedmontese, “camp” means vineyard and “du rouss” means red hair), this wine takes its name from the vineyard’s very first owner: a red-headed man who was so burly he frightened the children.

Barbera d'Asti Camp Du Rouss

Appellation:
Barbera d’Asti d.o.c.g.

First vintage produced:
1985

Grape variety:
Barbera

Production area:
south of Asti

Exposure:
south – south west

Soil composition:
calcareous clay marl with prevalence of silt

Vineyard altitude:
650/820 ft a.s.l.

Training system:
Guyot

Vineyard density:
4.000-5.000 plants per hectare

Harvest:
selection in vineyards 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

Aging:
12 months in french oak barrels (80% of second and third year, 20% new)

Color:
dark ruby red

Nose:
intense spice and ripe red fruits scents

Taste:
fine, well structured and long-lasting

Pairings:
pasta with beans, risotto with porcini mushrooms, chicken chasseur

Serving temperature:
16°/18° C.

Sizes:
0,375 l. – 0,750 l. – 1,5 l. – 3 l.

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