Barbera d’Asti D.O.C.G. “Ad Libitvm”



Production zone: Piedmont Region, Province of Asti
Climate: Mediterranean, characterized by harsh winters with temperatures reaching -15°C, and hot and humid summers with temperatures reaching 35° C
Soil: limy, clayey, sandy and calcareous
Altitude: 180-340 meters above sea level
Training system: traditional Piedmontese guyot with a vine density ranging from 4,000 to 4,500 vine stocks per hectare
Production yield per hectare: 80 quintals
Average age of the vines: 30-40 years
Vinification: in steel tanks at controlled temperature
Maturation: in French oak barrels of 25 and 50 hectolitres for at least 15-18 months from 1st November of the year of harvest grapes. Afterwards the wine matures in bottle for at least 11-13 months
Colour: intense ruby red with sensible garnet nuances
Aroma: exciting, ethereal and vinous with sensations of dried fruit and jam with soft balsamic notes
Taste: rich, soft and velvety and balanced with a hint of wood
Total acidity: < 5.8 gr./l
Sugar residue: 3 gr./l
Dry extract: 30 gr./l
Food matching: roast and braised meat, game, seasoned cheese
Serving temperature: 18°C in stem glassed for full-body red wines. Open the bottle at least one hour before serving
Packaging: 6 bottles per box




Grape variety

100% Barbera



Food matching

Roast and braised meat, game, seasoned cheese