Barbera "San Giuseppe"

AndreaOberto_Barbera_san_giuseppe-100.jpgWinery: Andrea Oberto 
Piemonte (Piedmont)
La Morra (Barolo) Italy
Appellation: Barbera d'Alba
Designation: DOC

In a few words: An impressive wine for elegance and consistency.

Site: Southwest facing vineyard with clayey and calcareous soil. Classic Guyot method training system with medium-short trimming. Per-stock yield is 1.2 kg grapes with 15-20% pruning.

Grapes: 100% Barbera

Fermentation and Aging: 8 months in stainless steel vats; a part of wine (about 40%) in all new barriques for 6months.

Notes: Intense and bright ruby-red in color. Wide aroma providing evident oaky notes well-integrated with spicy and cherry scents. Persistent, crisp and sour mouth due to ts lively acidity, recalling the aroma sensations.