martina-barbera-2015-cantina-castaldi

VINEYARD LOCATION: Vineyards “Belvedere” and “Martina” are planted with Barbera grapes and located in Briona. The vineyards were planted in 2002 and 2008.

VARIETY: Barbera 100%, training system: Guyot.

VINTAGE: The grapes were handpicked at the beginning of October and collected in 20 kg baskets. In 2018 the season was to be considered hot and dry in our region, those conditions favored the accumulation of sugars in the grapes and the concentration of aromatic factors that are very present in this particular vintage. The alcoholic fermentation was conducted in stainless steel tanks, followed by 7 days of maceration. By the end of October, the Malolactic fermentation was finished as well. We finally procedeed with bottling in summer 2019.

TASTING NOTES

COLOUR: intense deep red with purple shades.

AROMA: refined and vinous, with hints of fruit and jam.

TASTE: full, smooth and persistent. It is elegant without being too intense, but favored  by a full body.

FOOD PAIRINGS: it matches well with meat sauce pasta, roasted and braised meat, game and aged cheese.