Barbera d’Alba 2004 Scarrone Vigna Vecchia
Variety: 100% Barbera
First vintage: 1992
Vineyard: The oldest section of the Scarrone vineyard in Castiglione Falletto which is almost 80-85 years old. The grapes are severely selected from this vineyard that is cultivated with 4.300 plants by hectares. South-East exposure.
Wine production by hectare: 25 hl
Harvest: 20th of September
Vinification: Cold maceration before the alcoholic fermentation. The must is kept for 11 days in open stainless steel tanks for the alcoholic ermentation, with pneumo-mechanic breaking up of the cap, and racking & returning. The fermentation took place at temperature between 26° and 28° C. After the alcoholic fermentation, 6 days of maceration with the skins and then transfer into a 26 hectolitre oak cask for the ageing.
Bottled unfiltered on May 2004
Bottles: 3.415 bottles by 750 ml