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Livia Fontana Barbera d’Alba Superiore
Azienda Agricola Livia Fontana
Italy - Piemonte - Barbera d'Alba DOC

Organoleptic characteristics: intense ruby red color. Fresh and intense aromas with currants and berries notes. Warm, full, rich and persistent taste, full body. Suitable for long aging.

Specifications
Appellation
Barbera d'Alba DOC
Wine Type
Red
Varietal(s)
100% Barbera
Age of vines
between 20 and 40 years old
Agricultural Practices
Sustainable
Soil type
Clay Limestone
Vinification
Production zone: Castiglione Falletto, about 4 hectares at 300-350m a.s.l.
Harvest: hand-picked with precise grape selection into small baskets from late September to mid-October.
Vinification: light crushing with further check and selection of the grapes, fermentation in steel tanks at controlled temperature with frequent pump over and délestages.
Ageing: 29 months in traditional oak barrels and then in the bottles in the wine cellar with controlled temperature.
Production
1000 (9-liter cases)
Pairings

Excellent accompaniment to warm appetizers, rich first courses, red meat and the medium-seasoned cheeses.

Producer Information: Azienda Agricola Livia Fontana

Livia inherited the passion for viticulture from her father Ettore and she in her turn transmits with love and enthusiasm the values of those who preceded her in these vineyards. ...
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