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La Carlina - Barbera d'AstI Superiore DOCG - BIONZO 2018

Item No.: LaCarlinaBionzo2018

Temporary or permanent unavailability due to structural/organisational problems in the wine business La Carlina

Colour: intense ruby red with violet and purple sparks.

Composition:  100% Barbera d’Asti

Category:  Barbera  DOCG 

Profile:

Soil: clayey-calcareous, calcareous-siliceous.

Exsposure and altitude: east/south-east - 320 m

Max crop./hectare: 70ql/hectars

Harvest period: second week of September

Picking up: 100% by hand in small cases

Growing location: Bionzo (Costigliole d’Asti)

OENOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Vinification: soft pressing and de-stemming, cold prefermentative maceration for 48 h and déléstage,

fermentation and maceration on the skins for approx. 20 days at a controlled temperature (26°C). The must is pumped over at least 5 times a day to improve the

extraction of the color and varietal aromas. The malolactic fermentation is completed right after the

alcoholic.

Ageing: 12 months of maturing in Slavonian oak casks

(20HL) then 6 months in bottle.

Nose: rich and deep, with red ripe fruits such as blackberries, plums and cherries and red fruits jams; then spices and tobacco are reaching the surface

creating a smooth balance within balsamic and fruitynotes.

Taste: full bodied and well structured, supported by a good acidity which creates a smooth and velvet

balance.

Storing: 15 years or more, depending on the vintage; it is therefore recommended to store the bottles lying down in a dry place at a cool temperature.

Serving temperature: 18/20° C.

Pairing foods: flavorsome soups, red meat and fowl in aromatic stews, grilled red meat, stockfish and salt cod, mature cheeses but also chocolate

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