Barbaresco DOCG Gallina

Region: Piemonte

Sub-region: Neive, Langhe


From the 'Gallina' (or 'chicken') vineyard. This 1.5 ha. vineyard is south-westerly facing. Vine age ranges between 35 - 40 years. Guyot trained. Soil composition is primarily calcareous marl.


Hand-harvested in early October. Vinified according to traditional methods, with an automatic pumping-over system. Fermented for 10 - 12 days at a controlled temperature (maximum 30ยบ). The malolactic fermentation is then carried out, in French oak barrels. Aged in French oak barrels for 12 months, then for a further 6 months in the bottle.

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