BARBERA D'ALBA SUPERIORE DOC
Color: intense, almost dark ruby red with violet reflections
Perfume: intense nose of ripe fruit, hints of spices, licorice and vanilla
Taste: in the mouth it develops texture and power, you can feel notes of ripe cherries, berries and mineral notes with a long, persistent final
Vineyards located in Madonna di Como on a hilltop, exposure: 360°. Soil composed of calcareous marl and clay. Altitude: between 300 and 340 m. a.s.l.
Yield per hectare:
5500 Kg obtained through cluster thinning.
usually in the last ten days of September
fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats between 28°C and 30°C for about 10 days, several rackings and malolactic fermentation.
15-16 months in oak Tonneau barrels, 70% first passage and 30% second passage.
Life span of this wine:
Full-bodied wine with great ageing potential, it can give intense emotions for more than 10 years.
It goes very well with bollito misto alla piemontese (different kinds of boiled meat), braised beef and tagliolini pasta with mushroom sauce. Thanks to its great texture, Bricco Cichetta matches perfectly with the robust dishes of the Italian Cooking.