OPERA PRIMA, Ruche di Castagnole Monferrato, Ferraris Agricola



Wine Barbera d’Asti D.o.c.g. An excellent representation of the Barbera variety with a bright and consistent ruby red color, Del Martin releases an intense bouquet of rare elegance, where aromas of blackberry and blackcurrant merge with memories of dried roses. The spiciness of the wood reveals itself next, offering aromas of vanilla and slight hints of balsamic. These qualities are confirmed on the palate: dry, soft and fresh, and well-balanced by fine-grained tannins. Easy to drink, the wine goes well with meat-based pasta sauces and will also win over guests at your next barbecue.
Grape Varietal: Barbera 100%
Production Area: Castagnole Monferrato, Asti District
Soil: Combination of sandy, limestone and clay soils
Growing System: Long Cordon Spur
Yield: 7-9 tons/ha-between 200 and 230 meters above sea level
Alcoholic Fermentation: In french oak big barrels ( tini ) of 54 HL for 15 days
Malolactic Fermentation: In stainless steel
Ageing: 9 months in French 25 HL big barrel (tini)
Refinement: 3 months in the bottle, unfiltered
Colour: Garnet red with violet reflections.
Bouquet: Intense, with fruity notes, typical of the Barbera. Red ripe berries, spices notes that give complexity to
Taste: Fruity, long lasting, generous and fresh. Balanced acidity.
Food Pairings: The body, richness, and complexity of this wine pairs well with bold flavors such as grilled meats, rich pasta dishes, and flavorful cheese.
Serving Temperature: 16-18°C

Alcohol: 14%
Residual Sugar: 1,24 g/l
Total Acidity: 5,84 g/l

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