Elio Altare 2018 Barbera d'Alba DOC
Item Number: 13585
Sub Region: Langhe
Appellation/AVA: Barbera d'Alba DOC
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Grape(s): 100% Barbera
Type: Wine - Red
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Alc by Vol(%): 14.5
Viticulture: Practicing Organic
Soil Type: Calcareous but also very sandy
Tasting Notes: The 2018 Barbera d'Alba is juicy, fresh, and alive with great acidity on the palate.
Vine Age: 20 to 30 years old
Winemaking Notes: The grapes are harvested by hand. They macerate with their skins at a controlled temperature in rotary fermenters for 3-4 days. The wine ages for 5 months in French barriques. Fermentation occurs naturally with indigenous yeast as does the malolactic fermentation. The wine is not fined, filtered, or clarified. No substances that could modify the color or the structure of the wine is ever used.