Barbera d’Alba 2017 Antica Cascina dei Conti di Roero, Offers, Red wines


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Barbera d’Alba 2017 Antica Cascina dei Conti di Roero

Variety: Barbera 100%

The Barbera d’Alba grapes are grown exclusively in the Cascina Penna vineyard in Canale.

The surface extends for three hectares facing east in a natural amphitheater, with a characteristic large cherry tree in the center, while the soil is composed of sandy marls.

Exposure not in full sun allows you to harvest grapes that maintain freshness and good acidity.

It is a vineyard planted in 1997.

Antica Cascina dei Conti di Roero, Follows and adopts the principles of The Green Experience protocol

Alcoholic fermentation takes place in steel containers, at controlled temperature for a time that varies from 15 to 20 days. The transfer is carried out in the tank where the malo-lactic transformation takes place.

Part of the mass ages in steel containers and the rest in second passage barriques for about six months. After assembly in stainless steel containers, it rests for another 6 months. The last step is the stop in the bottle, where it matures for another three months.

Barbera d’Alba 2017 Antica Cascina dei Conti di Roero

Intense ruby ​​red with purple shadows.

The nose has aromas of fresh fruit, such as cherry, and beautifully plum. Among those in the woods, blackberries. Also traces of aromatic herbs and sweet spices. Vanilla excels, but with grace and confidentiality. Overall, the set of scents is varied and definitely above the purchase price.

On the palate it has a cheerful entrance, a tasty stay, and an inviting finish, both in tasting it, as in wanting another glass. Endemically fresh, for an intrinsic acidity of the Barbera variety, the warm vintage has developed surprising softness. From the mouth, aromas of bilberry and gentle spices flow up to the nasal receptors.

Balanced and thick, it is an excellent Barbera from the sandy area of ​​Roero.

Thanks to its freshness, it effectively accompanies an infinity of dishes, both traditional and oriental, Caribbean and avant-garde.

Additional information

SKU: WIN-38184
Weight 1.5 kg



Prizes and awards

Wine il vino 2017 90 / 100