Barbera d'Alba Superiore Castellinaldo DOC 2016 Magnum - Cravanzola
Complex Fruity Spicy
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Produced exclusively with Barbera grapes coming from the Castellinaldo sub-area, the area surrounding the historic headquarters of the winery, this wine undergoes refinement in French oak which enhances its organoleptic characteristics. On the nose, intense notes of ripe red fruits, spices and a touch of vanilla are perceived, while on the palate it stands out for its vigorous structure, balanced by an acidic freshness that does not disturb the overall balance. This wine is ideal to pair with red meat dishes and mature cheeses, but it is also perfect for special occasions where you want a wine that can leave its mark.
Denomination: Barbera d'Alba DOC
Grape variety: Barbera
Region: Piedmont (IT), Castellinaldo d'Alba (CN)
Refinement: French oak barriques
Serving temperature: 16/18°C
Alcohol content: 14% vol.
The Cravanzola company was founded by Carlo Annibale Cravanzola in 1930 and, to this day, the new generations carry on his passion with the same enthusiasm and with the same precision. Immersed in the historic heart of the village of Castellinado d'Alba, the Schiavenza winery is equipped with cutting-edge technologies for the production and aging of wine. The Roero area is a place of dense and interconnected hills where the vine dominates the sunniest slopes, with exposures to the south, east and west. This land has an ancient and rich history which leaves traces of castles, towers, churches and ancient villages. The soil, made up of layers of sand mixed with calcareous and clayey marls, is perfect for the production of fruity wines thanks to the alternation of clouds and sun during the harvest season. The vineyards of the Cravanzola winery extend among the surrounding hills, with different positions and exposures, which offer ideal conditions for the cultivation of different grape varieties, producing every year high quality wines with original and well-defined properties.