“Ca’ del Mura” BARBERA D’ASTI SUPERIORE D.O.C.G.

CA' DEL MURA

 dd Douja d’Or Prize 2009  & Oscar Douja d’Or 2015

muvi_g  Mundus Vini Gold Medal 2015

vbit-premi “4 Stars” Guida ViniBuoni d’Italia 2016

VINEYARD                                                                                                       

  • Grape Variety: 100% Barbera
  • Age: Over 30 years, the oldest of the property
  • Location: Coazzolo (AT), 300m a.s.l.
  • Exposition: West
  • Soil: Calcareous – sandy
  • Raising system: Guyot
  • Yield: 70 q/ha
  • Management: Low environmental impact. Vegetative-productive equilibrium of the plants. No herbicides.

VINTAGE

  • Period: Mid-end of september
  • Harvest: By hand

VINIFICATION

  • 20% of the must is bled off before fermentation (saignée)
  • Controlled fermentation at about 28°-30°C per 10-15 days, daily pump-over with délestage
  • Malolactic fermentation
  • Maturation on the fine lees with bâtonnage for minimum 1 month
  • Ageing 12-18 months in 10hl casks of French oak, 4-5 months in bottle before release
  • Racking with use of gravity and inert gas

ORGANOLEPTIC PROFILE & ANALYTICAL DATA

  • Colour: Ruby red with garnet highlights
  • The nose presents intense and mature aromas of red and black fruit – cherry marasca and blackberry – sweet floral notes and light spice
  • Warm and round in the mouth, with a nice acidity and a finish that confirms the nose
  • ABV: 14 – 14,5 % vol.
  • Total Acidity: 6-7 gr/lt
  • Residual Sugar: /
  • Bottles Produced: 2000
  • Food Matches: Perfectly suited for roast and grilled meats, bagna cauda, mature cheeses
  • Serving Temperature: 18° C
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