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La Spinetta Barbera d'Asti Ca di Pian

Grape Varietal: 100% Barbera
Vineyard: Castagnole and Costigliole
Vine Age: 29-34 years
Altitude: 300 meters above sea level
Soil: Calcareous
Training System: Guyot
Harvest: End of September / beginning of October
Yield per acre: 3,500 bottles
Fermentation: Alcoholic fermentation for 6-7 days in temperature controlled roto- fermenters, malolactic fermentation in oak
Aging: 12 months in partly in new and partly in used medium toast French oak barrels
Alcohol content: 14% alcohol by volume
Production: 80,000 bottles per year
Tasting Notes: Ruby red with purple reflections. Aromas of blueberry, wet earth and a hint of orange peel. Full body with bright acidity and lots of intensity but balanced and silky-textured, an ultra-fine Barbera that combines richness with finesse.

Other Vintages available: 2013

Awards: 91 points JS, 89 points VM (2013 90 points VM)

Formats Available: 375ml, 750ml, and 1.5L

 Current Vintage: 2014

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