Barbera d’Alba Doc “Gisep”

Tasting characteristics

Appearance: deep purplish, almost impenetrable red.
Bouquet: elegant, sweet and tempting, the fruity notes characteristic of Barbera emerge.
Flavour: thanks to its structure and concentration, it offers the palate sensations that only great wines can give; it reveals a decisive character in the smoothness created by the ripe grapes and the maturing process; it is released for sale in its second year.

 
It is best to serve it at temperatures between 18-20°C.

 
Ideal with fresh egg pasta and rich, tasty sauces, with main courses featuring meat, such as the sumptuous e Piedmont-style assortment of boiled meats and meat stews. It is also perfect with medium-mature cow’s milk cheeses.

Features

Barbera d’Alba Doc “Gisep”

Vineyard
  • Made from Barbera grapes grown in vineyards situated in Serralunga d’Alba.
  • Altitude: 330 m above sea level.
  • Total surface area: 1 hectare.
  • Soil composition: mixed consistency tending towards lime.
  • Training system and vine density: traditional Guyot; from 5.500 to 6.000 vines per hectare.
  • Yield per hectare: 5 tonnes.
  • Average age of vines: 40 years.
  • Harvest: manual, in the middle of October.
  • First year of production: 1998.
  • Total bottles produced: 6,000 750 ml bottles.
  • Alcohol content: 13.5-15% vol., depending on the vintage.
  • Vinification and ageing: after 5-7 days of temperature controlled (31-34°C) fermentation in stainless steel, the wine completes the fermenting processes in barriques made of Allier oak, where it ages for about 18 months. This is followed by at least 6 months maturing in the bottle. The wine is released for sale in its second year of maturing.
  • Note: excellent exposure and very low yields give excellent grapes which make it possible to obtain a wine with considerable complexity. Barbera is a really important grape variety capable of giving remarkable results: with this selection, dedicated to grandfather Giuseppe (“Gisep” in the local dialect), our estate proposes one of its best creations.

Style Sheet

Barbera d’Alba Doc “Gisep”

Awards

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