Monferrato Rosso DOC “Sonvico”

Monferrato Rosso DOC “Sonvico”
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From this marriage between the oldest vineyards of Barbera and Cabernet Sauvignon was born an austere wine, structured, complex and intriguing, which many rewards and satisfactions led to Cascina La Barbatella. Cabernet strong tannin and fresh structure of the Barbera together with a long aging in the cellar a wine, give a wine that knows fully enjoy his admirers a er the necessary years of aging but able to become eternal and it has always something special for us.


Manual harvesting of the best bunches and full maturation towards the third decade of September; vinification with destemming crush and maceration with skin contact in steel tanks with temperature controlled of 26-28°C for 15-20 days; frequently pumping over and punching down


Organoleptic and gustatory details

Grape variety Barbera, Cabernet Sauvignon

Exposure South

Training sistem Guyot

Year of planting 1989

First vintage production 1995

Plants per hectare 4200

Altitude 220 m S.L.M.

Soil composition Calcareous tending to sandy

Malo-lactic fermentation Carried out in steel tank

Aging 20-24 months in barrique of French oak medium toast, 6 months in steel tank

Aging in bottle before the sale/strong> 12 – 18 month

Capacity bottles 0,75 – 1,5

Quantity of bottles 1500 – 2000 depending on the vintage

Serving temperature 18°C

The body and complexity of the Cabernet join the fruity, the structure and the acidity of the Barbera. This union gives birth to one of the more important label of the company, able to surprise during the years.

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