BARBERA D ALBA SURI’ D.O.C.
SURI’, the word means ‘sunny’ and the grapes come from estate own vineyard
Medium hillside (200-300 m asl) with south-ouest exposure, in the district of Castagnito village.
Soil with a high content of compact clayey-marl mixed with calcareous marls.
The grapes harvest is made by hand at the end of September.
The grapes are de-stemmed and soft crushed.
The fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks around 8 – 10 days, with floating cap and frequent pumping over of the must to optimize the extraction of the polyphenolic substances.
The wine stays in large Slavonia oak barrel for around 18 months followed by a short period in stainless steel tanks before bottling.
Further maturation in bottle not less than 06 months.
Intense ruby red, tending to garnet with ageing.
Rich bouquet with dark fruity aroma.
Persistent and full taste. Soft tannins and right acidity.
Its character and personality become better year by year.
Perfect with main courses dishes. Excellent with meat and cheese. Serving temperature: 18°-20° C