TIPOLOGY Oltrepo Pavese doc
GRAPE VARIETIES barbera croatina
IN THE GLASS still red
Harvesting takes place towards the last 10 days of September,
and the grapes after
being de-stemmed and crushed, under go maceration for eight
to ten days depending
on the characteristics of the vintage, in stainless steel
tanks, with frequent pumping
over. At the end of the malolactic fermentation the wine
is aged for 70% in stainless
steel tanks and 30% in barriques for about 7/8 months; when
blended it is aged
for a further 2 months in bottles.
An impenetrable ruby red; the nose the wine shows a splendid
intensity with spicy
notes together with black cherry and plum jams.
To the palate full bodied and well structured.
Meat filled ravioli, hot salami and cured pork dishes, also
with game such a share
and wild boar and well seasoned cheeses.