Vintage 2016

Barbera d’Alba DOC Munbèl

Tasting Notes

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: 2016
Alcool percentage: 13.5%
Sugar rate: < 0.2 g/l
Number of bottles produced: 5,000


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


% of Grape/Cépage: 100% Barbera
Soil: calcareal and sandstone
Date of harvest: 27/09/2016
Type of harvest: by hand


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


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