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Barbera d'Alba D.O.C. Volupta

5 stelleVinification
The vinification takes place in stainless steel tanks for 10-12 days "pumping over" 3-4 times for day in order to extract the amount of colour and tannins right enough to undergo a year stocked in barrels. The fermentation temperature is controlled at 28-30°C in order to avoid the lost of characteristic perfumes. After racking, the wine is held at about 20°C to allow initiation of a malolactic fermentation.

the wine is stored in barriques for 14-15 months (30% new barriques – 70% used) in order to fix the colour and extract from the wood smooth tannins. During this period the wine is decanted every 4 months. Finally it is bottled and stored for other 4 months before release.

Blend of 2 different vineyards
1) exposition: southwest
altitude: about 380m
age of vineyard: 20 years old
soil: clay and limestone
2) exposition: southeast
altitude: about 300m
age of vineyard: 30 years old
soil: tufaceous and calcareous

Barbera d'Alba Bosco Agostino
Azienda Agricola Bosco Agostino s. s. V. Fontane, 24 - 12064 La Morra (CN)
Tel. e Fax +39 0173 509466 e-mail:info@barolobosco.com