Denominazione di Origine Controllata
GRAPE-VARIETY: 100% Barbera
SOIL: medium consistency, slightly calcareous, fertile; at its best facing south south east, where it basks in the midday sun; medium-late ripener
VINE-TRAINING: classic row of vines with Guyot pruning; we choice the rootstocks according to the type of land, with most clones to obtain a wider bouquet
ALTITUDE: 450-500 m
COLOUR: garnet with violaceous hue
NOSE: intense smell of sour black cherry, cherry preserved in alcohol and jam
TASTE: marked acidity which go beyond the hot alcohol
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18-20° C
MATCHING TIPS: typical dishes of the Piedmont’s kitchen, especially with sliced salami, cold meats, red meat, cheese and salted cakes.
AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS:
Barbera d’Alba 2014:
“I vini di Veronelli 2018” (86 points).
Barbera d’Alba 2013:
“I vini di Veronelli 2017” (86 points).
Barbera d’Alba 2012:
“I vini di Veronelli 2016” (87 points).
Barbera d’Alba 2011:
“I vini di Veronelli 2015” (87 points);
“Yearbook Best Italian Wines 2013” – Luca Maroni” (81 points)