Barbera d’Alba DOC Pilade is named after the elderly gentleman who once owned the vineyards where the grapes are grown.
A savoury, velvety Barbera d’Alba, enhanced by unobtrusive hints of wood.
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: 15-45 years
Yield per hectare: 70 quintals of grapes/ha
Soil: limestone – blue marlstone
Vinification: traditional in temperature controlled tanks
Ageing: 6 months in oak barrels
Further ageing: 6 months in the bottle
Sensory characteristics: Ruby red colour, pleasant and rich bouquet with fruity aromas and underlying wood scents. Savoury palate, slightly acidic and velvety. Suited to moderate ageing.SHOP ONLINE
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