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 d.o.c.g.
First vintage produced:
south of Asti
south – south west
calcareous clay marl with prevalence of silt
200/250 m a.s.l.
4.000-5.000 plants per hectare
selection in vineyards of the healthiest, ripest grapes hand collected in 20 kg picking baskets
maceration with skin contact with short and soft pumping over the skin cap
12 months in french oak barrels (80% of second and third year, 20% new)
dark ruby red
intense spice and ripe red fruits scents
fine, well structured and long-lasting
pasta with beans, risotto with porcini mushrooms, chicken chasseur
0,375 l. – 0,750 l. – 1,5 l. – 3 l.