Barbera d’Alba

Denominazione di Origine Controllata

GRAPE-VARIETY: 100% Barbera

SOIL: medium consistency, slightly calcareous, fertile; at its best facing south south east, where it basks in the midday sun; medium-late ripener

VINE-TRAINING: classic row of vines with Guyot pruning; we choice the rootstocks according to the type of land, with most clones to obtain a wider bouquet

ALTITUDE: 450-500 m

COLOUR: garnet with violaceous hue

NOSE: intense smell of sour black cherry, cherry preserved in alcohol and jam

TASTE: marked acidity which go beyond the hot alcohol

SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18-20° C

MATCHING TIPS: typical dishes of the Piedmont’s kitchen, especially with sliced salami, cold meats, red meat, cheese and salted cakes 

AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS:

 Barbera d’Alba 2017
“I vini di Veronelli 2021” 86 points
“Yearbook Best Italian Wines 2021” – Luca Maroni 92 points

Barbera d’Alba 2016
“I vini di Veronelli 2020” 87 points
“Yearbook Best Italian Wines 2020” – Luca Maroni 91 points

Barbera d’Alba 2015
“I vini di Veronelli 2019” 86 points
“Yearbook Best Italian Wines 2019” – Luca Maroni 90 points

Barbera d’Alba 2014:
“I vini di Veronelli 2018” (86 points).

Barbera d’Alba 2013:
“I vini di Veronelli 2017” (86 points).

Barbera d’Alba 2012:
“I vini di Veronelli 2016” (87 points).

Barbera d’Alba 2011:
“I vini di Veronelli 2015” (87 points);
“Yearbook Best Italian Wines 2013” – Luca Maroni” (81 points)

Barbera d’Alba