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Nizza D.O.C.G. La Berta

From vineyards “Canfulet”,”Bricco”; age: 45 - 90 years; 260 meters above sea level, yield per hectare: 7000 kg. Very selective choice of grapes harvested, traditional Berta family fermentation in steel and aging in oak barrels of 25 hl.The resulting wine is then aged in wooden barrels over 12 months. Intense ruby red color, a distinctive aroma and ethereal with hints of red fruits and spicy note, excellent flavor and body, soft, harmonious and round. To be consumed at 18 ° - 20 ° C.

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Appellation:
NIZZA D.O.C.G.
Grape variety:
Barbera
Age of the vineyards:
from 45 to 90 years old
Production area:
Italy, Piedmont, Asti, Nizza Monferrato
Exposure:
Aspect sud-west, vineyards “Canfulet”,”Bricco”
Soil composition:
marl, sands and sandstone
Vineyard altitude:
260 mt slm.
Training system:
Guyot
Vineyard density:
5.000 plants per hectare
Harvest year:
2014,2015,2016
Harvest:
The grapes are harvested by hand when fully mature.
Vinification system:
The grapes are harvested and destemmed, delicately pressed.Maceration with skin contact for 20-25 days. The must is fermented in vats at a controller temperature of 26°-28°C. The wine is then aged in large oak barrels of 25 hl for 12 months.
Malo-lattic:
Totally carried out
Ageing:
The resulting wine is then aged in wooden barrels over 12 months.
Alcohol:
14 VOL.
Cоlour:
Intense ruby red color
Nose:
A distinctive aroma and ethereal with hints of red fruits and spicy note, excellent flavor and body, soft, harmonious and round.
Taste:
This late harvest of ripe, healthy grapes is characterized by an intense full-bodied and long lasting taste. The delicate sweetness and subtle spicy varietal characters kind in connection with the fine fruity acidity make this wine a pleasure drop for leisure hours.
Serving temperature:
18 ° - 20 ° C.
Sizes:
0,750 l.
Packaging:
Boxes of 6/12 bottles
Best consumed with:

Red meats, aged cheeses, game, stews and casseroles.

Characteristics:

Intense ruby red color, a distinctive aroma and ethereal with hints of red fruits and spicy note, excellent flavor and body, soft, harmonious and round.

Production:

Very selective choice of grapes harvested, traditional Berta family fermentation in steel and aging in oak barrels of 25 hl.

Interesting facts:

Nizza is a red DOCG wine produced in the northern Italian region of Piedmont. It is made from the Barbera grape, and the zone of production is limited to the comuni (municipalities) of Agliano Terme, Belveglio, Bruno, Calamandrana, Castel Boglione, Castelnuovo Belbo, Castelnuovo Calcea, Castel Rocchero, Cortiglione, Incisa Scapaccino, Moasca, Mombaruzzo, Mombercelli, Nizza Monferrato, Rocchetta Palafea, San Marzano Oliveto, Vaglio Serra and Vinchio within the province of Asti.
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