Somnium - Barbera d'Asti

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Aged in barriques

A red wine made from selected Barbera grapes.

Vinification is followed by ageing in oak barrels for about ten months.

The colour is ruby red and the taste balanced and full-bodied. Recommended with matured cheeses, red meats and all types of roasts.

Technical sheet

Grapes:Barbera 100%
Region:Piedmont - Italy
Alcohol:14%
Organoleptical Characteristics:
Colour: Garnet red with sparkling highlights
Bouquet:Elegant, fruity, vanillaed
Taste:Full-bodied and well-orchestrated, very soft, with a long finish. The sensations of vanilla and toastiness do not predominate over the fruitiness of this Barbera
Food pairing:Pasta dishes, roasts, grills and meats in general. Excellent with mature cheeses
Service temperature:18°C, open the bottle a few hours before drinking
Shelf life:10 years
Type of soil:Tuffaceous, marly
Exposure: South East
Altitude: 300 mt
Average age of the vinyards:20 years
Hl/Ha:55
Wine making process: Crushing, fermentation and maceration for 12-15 days at 26°C, malolactic fermentation, 4 months ageing on the lees, then 8 months in French oak barriques (225 l) (Allier, Tronçais, Vosges), 30% new, the others 2-4 years, followed by maturation in the bottle for at least two months


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