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La Spinetta Barbera d'Alba Gallina

Grape Varietal: 100% Barbera
Vineyard: Gallina, Neive
Vine Age: 42 years
Altitude: 270 meters above sea level
Soil: Calcareous
Training System: Guyot
Harvest: End of September / beginning of October
Yield per acre: 2,500 bottles
Fermentation: Alcoholic fermentation for 6-7 days in temperature controlled roto- fermenters, malolactic fermentation in French oak barrels
Aging: 16-18 months in entirely new, medium toast French oak barrels
Alcohol content: 14.5% alcohol by volume
Production: 10,000 bottles per year
Tasting Notes: Dense ruby red. Aromas of blueberry, and Sachertorte chocolate cake. A generous and rich Barbera with loads of character, full and very fresh, with a juicy, fruity finish.

Awards: 91 points James Suckling

Formats Available: 750ml

Current Vintage: 2014

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