TECHNICAL SHEET

Zabaldà
name:
Zabaldà [ʤabal`da]
denomination:
Barbera d’Alba DOC
year:
2015
variety:
Barbera 100%
VINEYARD
 
location:
Vigna Le Chiese
county:
Monforte d'Alba
MGA:
(regional cru in 2017)
planted:
2002 - 2009
surface:
0,90 ha
yield:
70 hL/ha
harvest:
15/09/2015
VINIFICATION:
Destemming & cold maceration for 2 days, fermentation for 8 days at cotrolled tº. Maceration for a few days after fermentation ends.
mlf:
in stainless steel tank
AGING:
10 months in old Slavonian oak botti (30 hL);
bottling:
07/12/2016 (Lot L0316347B1)
production:
8260 bottles (690 cases)
ANALYSES
 
alc.% vol.
14,54%
pH:
3,39
total acidity:
6,73 g/l
volat. acidity:
0,46 g/l
resid. sugars:
0,4 g/l
total SO2:
70 mg/l
dry extract:
30,6 g/l

The vineyard: is situated on a West facing hill. The soil is mostly caly with some limestone and tuff, thus it’s considered “cold”. This permits slower and more homogeneous ripening.

The variety: autochthonous for Piedmont, one of the 10 most planted in all Italy. The preferred everyday red in North-Western Itlay because of its spectacular food pairing capabilities (due to its high acidity) and outstanding versatility.

The wine: one of our first reds of the outstanding 2015 vintage to be released to the market. Zabaldà has been a top notch all the previous vintages, and 2015 is not one to miss. Multilayered, deep, spicy, meaty, fragrant, voluptuous are just a few words to describe its richness.

The name: the wine is named after the ex-proprietor of the vineyard.

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