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Barbera d'Alba - 2020

Barbera It is a very widespread wine, a witness and almost an architect itself of the culture (oenological and otherwise) of the old Piedmon This wine is particularly appreciated for its intense and fragrant aroma, delicately ethereal when ripe.It is a full-bodied wine with an intense ruby red color that acquires the nuances of garnet over the year

  • Brand: Prandi Giovanni
  • Region:Piedmont
  • Sub-Region:Cuneo
  • Commune/Village:Diano d'Alba
  • Varietal:Barbera
  • Color:Red
  • Alcohol:14.0%
  • Size:750ml

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  • Country:Italy
  • How much so2 added:50 mg / l
  • Climate:This area is characterized by a cold/mild climate; The rains are concentrated in winter and spring, summers usually are mild and short but in the last years temperature increased. We still have a predominant diurnal range.
  • Harvest Technique:Hand harvested
  • Soil:calcareous soils
  • Vineyard Size:1.8 ha
  • Vine Age (year planted):1995
  • Fermentation:fermentation with maceration of about 7/8 days at a controlled temperature using only native yeasts; frequent pumping over to extract color and nuances. After 4 months malolactic coversion starts naturally
  • Elevage:Maturation for about 6 months in steel, then 3 months in bottle. No filtration. Alessandro Prandi is the winemaker.
  • Winemaker Name:Ale Prandi
  • Finning & Filtration:No
  • Producer Website:https://www.prandigiovanni.it/
  • Total Production:401 cases
  • Sustainable Certificates: Sustainability has been a core value since the inception of the vineyard. We have solar panels on the roof of our winery building producing most of the electricity used. We do not use chemicals for spraying relying on old fashioned sulphur based products. We do not use chemical fertilizers but instead sow nitrogen producing broad beans. In terms of bio diversity less then half of the land we own is planted with wines, with the balance left wild.

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