Vintage 2017

Barbera d’Alba DOC 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 grape marmelade.


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: 2017
Alcool percentage: 14.5%
Sugar rate: < 0.5 g/l


Method: traditional in steel tanks
Temperature: 25°
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: 12 months


% of Grape/Cépage: 100% Barbera
Soil: calcareal
Type of harvest: by hand

Chemical Analysis

Dry extract [g/l]: 30.4
Total acidity [g/l of tartaric acid equivalent]: 5.90
Total SO2[mg/l]: 85
Free SO2[mg/l]: 34


Number of bottles per box: 6


Empty bottle weight: 450 g
Cork size: 24×44
Cork material: natural cork
Bottle type: Bordeaux bottle