Soprano
Barbera d’Alba DOC Loirano Soprano
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GRAPE VARIETAL

100% Barbera.

MUNICIPALITY
Sinio

ALTITUDE
390 m

EXPOSURE
West

TERRAIN
clay-sandy-calcareous with bluish marl at a depth of one meter. Terrain with sub-alkaline reaction, low nitrogen content and optimally rich in magnesium.

IN THE VINEYARD
Drastic selection during the period of color change, intervening in the number of bunches and in the size of individual bunches. Manual harvest.

IN THE CELLAR
Stalk removal, pressing and maceration for 2 days on average, duration of maceration almost 15 days. Controlled temperature fermentation at 30 °C. Malolactic completed.

YEAST
indigenous

CLARIFICATION
gel bentonite

CHARACTERISTICS
The Loiranosoprano is the upper part of Zio Nando vineyard situated at the top of Lirano hill, enjoying a splendid position on the crag. These conditions guarantee a wine with a potency and refinement that is unique in Langa. Optimal tannic and aromatic development over time. Vinifyed only in the best vintages for Barbera grapes.

SERVING TEMPERATURE
16°C PAIRINGS salami, toma cheese, spicy food, lasagne