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.
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
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
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°C.