Coppo - Barbera L'Avvocata 2014

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L’AVVOCATA 2014 This wine is named after the vineyard owner, a lawyer. Strict, stern, and commanding, she has always been known as simply “the lawyer.” The young, vivacious wine is almost comically at odds with its serious namesake. APPELLATION: Barbera d’Asti d.o.c.g GRAPE VARIETY: Barbera PRODUCTION AREA: south of Asti EXPOSURE: south - south west – south east SOIL COMPOSITION: calcareous clay marl with prevalence of silt VINEYARD ALTITUDE: 650/820 ft a.s.l. TRAINING SYSTEM: Guyot VINEYARD DENSITY: 4.000-5.000 plants per hectare HARVESTING PERIOD: September 14 HARVEST: selection in vineyards of the healthiest, ripest grapes hand collected in 40 lb picking baskets VINIFICATION SYSTEM: maceration with skin contact with short and soft pumping over the skin cap MALO-LATTIC: totally carried out AGING: stainless steel tanks ALCOHOL: 13,25% vol. TOTAL ACIDITY: 5,75 g/l pH: 3,57 COLOR: ruby red NOSE: intense cherry, raspberry and blackberry flavours TASTE: fresh and well balanced PAIRINGS: salami sandwich, stewed baby squids with tomato sauce, meatballs with peas SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16°/18°