Piemonte Barbera DOC | Cantina Fratelli Ponte

Grape Variety: Barbera.

Origin: San Damiano d’Asti.

Type of Soil: Calcareous, chalky soils.

Harvest: Hand-picked grapes, typically in early October, depending on the year.

Winemaking: Stainless Steel Tank Fermentation for 10 to 15 days with the temperature controlled to 26-28° C (78-82 F).

Appearance & color: Medium ruby in its youth.

Nose: Red fruits and berries

Flavor: Red fruit and berries in its youth. Medium-bodied with mild acidity and little tannin.

Alcohol: Typically 12.5% to 13.5%

Food Pairings: First courses, salumi, mildly-seasoned pastas, red or white meats

Serving temperature: 18-20° C (64-68 F).