From a very old vineyard in la morra, Barbera d’Alba Giuli is named in memory of my great-grandfather’s brother: Giulio, shortened – in piedmontese dialect – to Giuli.
Strong, full-bodied and persistent: Barbera d’Alba Giuli lends itself well to ageing.
Grape varietal: 100% Barbera
Planting layout: 2.30 x 0.90 m
Altitude: 230 metres a.s.l.
Vine training technique: guyot
Age of vines: 50 years
Yield per hectare: 55 quintals of grapes/ha
Soil: limestone – blue marlstone
Vinification: traditional in temperature controlled tanks
Ageing: 18 months in French oak
Further ageing: 6 months in the bottle
Sensory characteristics: intense ruby red colour, dense, rich bouquet of red berries with subtle and mellow scents of wood. The palate is full, strong, soft and highly persistent. The right level of acidity matches well with the pronounced tannins. Needs ageing.SHOP ONLINE
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