Superiore 2013Key facts
  • DOCG
  • 100% Barbera
Process
  • Pressed with cold soaking
  • Fermentation 2-3 months in steel and 8 months in barique
Suggestions (from bottling)
  • Settle for 3 months
  • Estimated keep for 7-8 years
Analysis by Gilbert & Gaillard
  • 85/100 points
  • Deep ruby
  • Complex nose, initially marked by ageing aromas, undergrowth and liquorish with candied cherry and blackcurrant undertones
  • A fresh attack flows into a mid-palate displaying a degree of firmness
  • Short persistency and tannins that need to soften