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Barbera d’Alba DOC Zio Nando
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90 - Wine Enthusiast

GRAPE VARIETAL

100% Barbera.

MUNICIPALITY
Sinio

ALTITUDE
365 m.

EXPOSURE
West

TERRAIN
clay-sandy-calcareous with sub-alkaline reaction.

IN THE VINEYARD
30% of old vines planted in 1944. Selection during the period of colors change. Manual harvest.

IN THE CELLAR
Stalk removal; pressing and maceration for8-10 days on average. Controlled temperature fermentation at 30 °C. Malolactic completed.

YEASTS
Native

CLARIFICATION
gel bentonite

CHARACTERISTICS
The vineyard that produces the Zio Nando, thanks to a terrain that tends towards sandy and its western exposure, permits us to obtain a wine with a powerfully fruity aroma, optimal color intensity and extreme refinement.

SERVING TEMPERATURE
16°C PAIRINGS salami and cheese, parmigiana, vitello tonnato, russian salad