Barbera d’Alba DOC 2015 Munbèl

Tasting notes

Dark red colour, a rich bouquet with a note of red fruit and in the background, spicies and tobacco.

It is surprising for its elegance that lastingly caresses the mouth and recalls prunes and dried grapemarmelade.

Basic Information

Product name: Barbera d’Alba Munbèl
Cépage: Barbera
Appellation: Barbera d’Alba
Classification: DOC
Color: red
Type: still
Country/Region: Piedmont / Italy
Vintage: 2015
Alcool percentage: 13.5%
Sugar rate: < 0.2 g/l
Number of bottles produced: 5,000

Vinification
(Wine-making)

Method: traditional in steel tanks
Temperature: 28-30°
Lenght: 15 days
Malolactic: done in steel tanks
Aging: in wood
Age of barrels: new – 3 years
Barrels type: barriques
Level of toast: medium
Percentage of new barrel: 30%
Aging time in wood: 9 months

Vineyard

% of Grape/Cépage: 100% Barbera
Soil: calcareal and sandstone
Date of harvest: 27/09/2015
Type of harvest: by hand

Packaging

Number of bottles per box: 6

Chemical Analysis

Dry extract [g/l]: 32.9
Total acidity [g/l of tartaric acid equivalent]: 6.16
Volatile acidity [g/l acetic acid equivalent]: 0.60
Total SO2[mg/l]: 65
Free SO2[mg/l]: 27

Bottle

Empty bottle weight: 450 gr
Date of bottling: 24/10/2016
Cork size: 24×44
Cork material: natural cork
Bottle type: Bordeaux bottle

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