“VIZIATA” BARBERA I.G.T. (Still)
MUNICIPALITY AND PRODUCTION AREA
The hamlet of Poggiolo di Montù Beccaria, in the Oltrepò Pavese area in Lombardy (Italy)
LOCATION AND EXPOSURE OF THE VINEYARDS
Grapes from a vineyard located at the top of the hill, characterized by a south-east exposure; the soil appears to be of medium texture tending towards silty, with a low content of organic substance which allows to have an optimal yield per hectare.
PLANTING DENSITY AND VINE TRAINING SYSTEM
Guyot with an average planting density of around 4,000 plants / hectare
GRAPE BLEND AND HARVEST PERIOD
Traditional hand picking in the third ten days of September / before October.
VINIFICATION AND BOTTLING
Vinification in red, selected from a long period of contact with the skins (15-20 days) in cement tanks at the end of which the wine obtained is drawn off. Subsequent aging of the same for about 12 months in barrique after which bottling takes place.
SENSORY TEST AND TECHNICAL NOTES
Still wine with a large body, ruby red color. The nose releases a perfect combination of hints of cherry and small ripe red fruits and evolved notes attributable to spices, vanilla and licorice. The taste in the mouth is deep, full, harmonious and with a persistent finish. Alcohol content: 14% vol – Acidity: 6.00 / 6.50 g / l
A wine that goes well with important pasta dishes with meat sauces or second courses of roasted white and red meats, grilled or with roast game. Wild boar, roe deer and pheasant marry perfectly with this red wine, enhancing its scent.
Serving temperature: 16/18 °C