Il Bicocco Barbera del Monferrato DOC
Grape variety: 100% Barbera
Vine growing system: Guyot
Plant density: 4500 vines per hectare
Average age of vineyards: 35 years-old
The alcoholic fermentation that takes place through the maceration of the skins, with alternating pumping over and délestage operations, is preceded by soft crushing and destemming. It is carried out at a temperature of approx. 26°C, in temperature-controlled stainless steel tank. Then, malolactic fermentation is carried out at controlled temperature with the aid of selected bacteria.
Il Bicocco Barbera del Monferrato DOC is a deed ruby red, has a pleasurable and elegant scent, with delicate nuances of fresh fruit and marasca cherry. Its taste is dry, full-bodied, harmonious, with an elegant structure. It pairs well with game, red meat, savoury first course dishes and aged cheeses. It is served at ambient temperature.