Soil and exposure
The vineyard has a southern exposure, with a marl calcareous soil, hazel in colour, with considerably depth followed by clay lay starting from 3 mt.
The vineyard was planted in 2001 associating 4 Barbera clones to 3 different rootstocks, which gives 6.600 vines/ha. This is the most vital and exciting vineyard of the winery which requires a careful and special management to be balanced ; the horn-silica here is really important.
Vinification and Refinement
The grape Is vinified partially pressed, with short maceration (7/8 days) in cement tanks. The wine isn’t refined and it’s bottled the following Spring. As per the Renaissance des Appellations Disciplinary the wines do not have treatments neither clarifies. The only oenological coadjutant allowed is the sulphur dioxide inferior to 50 mg/lt.
This is a Barbera with a scented fruit which in some vintages can show a bit more rudeness but anyway it is in harmony with its plenty body structure. A wine born from the sun rather than the earth, it can be drunk enjoying good company.