13Barbera del Monferrato D.O.C. “Il Giullare”
Color: ruby red with garnet highlights.
Aroma: persistent end of forest fruits and cooked fruit.
Taste: dry, full-bodied, soft, slightly lively.
Conservation: wine to be consumed young, but also suitable for short aging.
Serving temperature: 15-20 ° c.
Suggested pairings: bagna càuda, soups, panissa, boiled meat, semi-hard cheeses and gorgonzola.
Grapes: 100% Barbera.
Alcohol content: 13%.
Origin of the grapes: Costigliole d'Asti and Portacomaro.
Land: loamy-clayey with high percentage of limestone.
Average age of vineyards: 30 years.
Production per hectare: 80 q of grapes, equal to 55 hl of wine.
Vinification: traditional with maceration carried out with pumping over and fulling.
Fermentation temperature: controlled at 30 °.
Duration of maceration: 7 days.
Aging: maturation in large capacity oak barrels.