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Ca' Viola

Barbera d'Alba Bric du Luv DOC

    • Description :

      1.5 hectares in size with its vine rows, planted in 1950, extend along the southern slope of the hill allowing the few grapes produced to reach the perfect level of maturation. The wine spends 25 days in temperature-controlled tanks and then ages for 16-18 months (85% in big barrels, 15% in used tonneaux). Total production of 6,600 bottles.

      Grape varieties :

      Barbera

      Altitude :

      400m ASL

      Vineyard age :

      65-year-old vineyard

      Grape yield :

      50 quintals of grape per hectare

      Exposure :

      South

      Soil :

      Calcareous marl and clay

      Alcohol :

      14.5%

      Tasting notes :

      Dark cherry and violets on the nose. This has a very smooth texture and elegance.

Press Notes

  • Wine Spectator
    • 2015
      93 points
    • 2014, 2010
      90 points
  • James Suckling
    • 2017, 2015, 2014, 2012
      92 points
    • 2016
      93 points
    • 2013, 2011
      91 points
    • 2010
      93 points
  • AG Vinous
    • 2013
      90 points
    • 2012
      92 points
    • 2011
      91 points
  • Gambero Rosso
    • 2012, 2010
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