Cascina Ballarin

Barbera d'Alba DOC Pilade

Smooth medium bodied red

 

 

Altitude: 230 metres a.s.l.

Exposure: east

Vine training technique: guyot

Age of vines: 15-45 years

Yield per hectare: 70 quintals of grapes/ha

Soil: limestone – blue marlstone

Harvest: October

Vinification: traditional in temperature controlled tanks

Ageing: 6 months in oak barrels

Further ageing: 6 months in the bottle

Smooth, medium-bodied red with a rich ripe cherry flavour and soft tannins. A pleasant and rich bouquet with fruity aromas and underlying wood scents. Velvety palate with fresh acidity.

 

Vintage: 2015
Grape: 100% Barbera
Region: Piemonte
Winemaker: Giorgio and Gianni Viberti
Alcohol (ABV): 14%

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