Giovanni Rosso Barbera d’Alba 2009
About this Wine:
Vintage Tasting Note: Ripe & lovely bouquet with aromas of blackberries, dark cherries, purple flowers, leather, dried herbs, and tobacco. The palate is dry and medium bodied with integrated tannins, dark berries and vanilla flavors, and a pleasant finish.
Pairing Suggestions: Salami, grilled seafood, lighter pork preparations, pastas with tomato sauce, pizza.
Locality: Central and northern end of the commune of Serralunga d’Alba and from Roddino. The fruit comes from Costa Bella, Damiano, Cerretta and La Valle del Mondo vineyards in Piedmont, Italy.
Fermentation: Vinification in cement tanks with wild yeasts. Fermentation over 18-21 days with delestages (rack & return) and several daily punching-downs of the cap
Aging: Aging takes place in in large 25hl Fontainebleu Forest French oak casks for 12 months
Unfined & Unfiltered
Alcohol: 14.00% vol
Production: 30,000 bottles/year
Total Acidity: 6.74 g/l
Sugar: 0 g/l