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.
Organoleptic and gustatory details
Grape variety Barbera, Cabernet Sauvignon
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.