Barbera d'Alba Superiore

Designation of origin

This well-bodied wine is made from grapes grown on old vineyards; it is aged for several months in wood and then in the bottle prior to its release. Deep ruby-red, it has an ethereal and vinous nose and a dry taste in which the wood is nicely balanced with the body that is a distinguishing feature of Barbera.

Designation of origin

This well-bodied wine is made from grapes grown on old vineyards; it is aged for several months in wood and then in the bottle prior to its release. Deep ruby-red, it has an ethereal and vinous nose and a dry taste in which the wood is nicely balanced with the body that is a distinguishing feature of Barbera.

Data Sheet

GRAPE VARIETYBarbera


VINEYARDSOld with low yields and situated on calcareous soil of medium consistency. Altitude: 250-327 m.


POSITIONSlopes facing east, south, south-east.


WINE-MAKINGSome days of maceration on the skins at 27°C.


AGEINGAged for a few months in wood and then left to mature in bottle.


TASTING NOTESThis well-bodied wine is made from grapes grown on old vineyards, and is aged for several months - first in wood and then in the bottle - before its release. Deep ruby-red with slight orange nuances, it has an ethereal, vinous nose, and a dry taste in which the wood is nicely balanced with the body that is a distinguishing feature of Barbera.


GASTRONOMIC PAIRINGSIt goes perfectly with all traditional Piedmontese dishes such as cured meats, second courses based on pork, veal cheek, grilled meat and aged cheeses.


SERVING TEMPERATURE18 - 20°C


AVAILABLE VINTAGES2017 - 2018


AVAILABLE FORMATS750ml bottle


Reviews

Barbera d’Alba Superiore DOC 2018

Bibenda 2022: 3 grapes

I Vini di Veronelli Golden Guide 2022: 86 points


Barbera d’Alba Superiore DOC 2017

Decanter World Wine Award 2020: 89 points

Vini d'Italia 2021 (Gambero Rosso): 2 black glasses

I Vini di Veronelli 2021 Guida oro: 87 points

Guida Prosit 2021 (ONAV): 1 prosit

Bibenda 2021 F.I.S.: 3 clusters


Barbera d’Alba Superiore DOC 2016

Vini d'Italia 2019 Gambero Rosso: 2 black glasses

Decanter world wine Award 2019: 88 points Bronze medal

Vini Buoni d'Italia Tourig Club 2020: 3 stars

Annuario dei migliori vini d'Italia Luca Maroni 2019: 91 points

I vini di Veronelli 2020: 88 points

Guida Prosit ONAV: 2 Prosit


Barbera d’Alba Superiore DOC 2015

Decanter 2018: 88 points bronze medal

I Vini di Veronelli 2019: 88 points

Vini d'Italia Gambero Rosso 2019: 2 glasses

Vert de Vin: 92 points


Barbera d’Alba Superiore DOC 2014

I Vini di Veronelli 2018: 86 points


Barbera d’Alba Superiore DOC 2013

I Vini di Veronelli 2017: 87 points


Barbera d’Alba Superiore DOC 2012

Gambero rosso - Vini d’Italia - Year 2015 - 1 black glass

I vini di Veronelli - Year 2016 - points 87/100

Luca Maroni "Annuario dei migliori vini d'Italia" - Year 2015- Points 87/100


Barbera d’Alba Superiore DOC 2010

Luca Maroni - Annuario dei migliori vini d'Italia - Year 2014 - Points out of 100: 84

I vini di Veronelli - Year 2014 - Points out of 100: 87

Gambero Rosso - Vini d'Italia - Year 2014 - Score: 1 nero

L'Espresso - Vini d'Italia - Year 2014 - Points out of 20: 15,5

Decanter - Year 2013 - Points out of 100: 90+

Douja d'or - Year 2013 - Oscar

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