BARBERA D'ASTI D.O.C. "Superiore"
GRAPE VARIETY
Barbera
ZONE OF PRODUCTION
The hills surrounding the village of Calamandrana (province of Asti). The hillside vineyards from which this wine is obtained provide the grapes with perfect insulation and aeration
HARVEST
Manually in mid-October. Numerous selection processes are carried out in order to individuate only the very best bunches
WINEMAKING AND AGEING
Traditional with crushing-stemming and prolonged maceration. 12 months in oak casks. The meticulous selection of the grapes and refining in casks qualify this wine as “superiore”
ALCOHOL CONTENT
13% VOL.
WINE CHARACTERISTICS
It maintains a deep ruby red colour, with slightly violet tints, and pervasive and persistent aromas reminiscent of the violet. The long period in casks creates a pleasant balance between body and acidity, giving a smooth velvety wine. “Barbera d’Asti Superiore” is ideal with elaborate soup and pasta dishes, red and white meats and cheeses. Serve at a temperature of 16-18°C

GAVI DI GAVI D.O.C.G.
GRAPE VARIETY
Cortese
ZONE OF PRODUCTION
Zone Cultivated throughout the borough of Gavi, where the microclimate and the soil are suited to the production of the most prized Gavi. Pre-Apennine zones with marly-clay soils of volcanic origin
HARVEST
Manually in late September, with meticulous selection of the bunches
WINEMAKING AND AGEING
Off skins with low fermentation temperatures
ALCOHOL CONTENT
12% VOL
WINE CGARACTERISTICS
Pale straw yellow with bright greenish tints. The bouquet is pervasive and complex with scents of aniseed and fresh hay. The flavour is dry, very fragrant with pleasantly bitter notes, harmonious with a lingering, silky consistency. It evolves well for several years. Serve at a temperature of 8-10°C. Ideal with hors d’oeuvres, shellfish and other fish dishes, as well as being an excellent aperitif