Barbera d’Asti Docg

L’Avvocata

This wine is named after the vineyard owner, a lawyer. Strict, stern, and commanding, she has always been known as simply “the lawyer”. The young, vivacious wine is almost comically at odds with its serious namesake.

Appellation:
Barbera d’Asti d.o.c.g.

Grape variety:
Barbera

Production area:
south of Asti

Exposure:
south – south west – south east

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

Malo-lattic:
totally carried out

Aging:
stainless steel tanks

Color:
ruby red

Nose:
intense cherry, raspberry and blackberry flavours

Taste:
fresh and well balanced

Pairings:
salami sandwich, stewed baby squids with tomato sauce, meatballs with peas

Serving temperature:
16°/18° C.

Sizes:
0,375 l. – 0,750 l.

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