Barbera d’Alba DOC Superiore Vigna Ròca Neira
Ornati, Ròca Neira
Monforte d’Alba (CN)
Exposure and average altitude
South-Southeast / 370 m
Lequio formation (Serravalliano), young soils with poor/minimal hydration made up of calcareous clay marls
Organic and compost
Thinning of shoots and early clusters throughout the maturation period with further bunch selection at harvest time. The grapes go through the traditional process for red wine vinification and fermentation at temperatures of 28°-30° C in steel tanks.
The wine is unfiltered.
An intense purple, ruby red colour with violet hues. An intense red fruit nose (raspberries and cherries) and fine spices. A marked yet sweet acidity in the mouth rendering it round and full with closing notes of toasted hazelnut. Suggested serving temperature: 15-17° C.
Il Giocatore di Volano
The reigning dynasties were made spectacular in tournaments, carousels, masquerades, ballets, musical works, interludes. These representations were also a propitious occasion to exhibit, magnify and revive the glories of the prince and his lineage.
It is a ballet of childish games, where the badminton player represented the mix between the ancient and the modern, between Greek mythology and the impersonation of the stunt doubles of the kingdom. This last time, playing badminton, they will beat it so much in the measure of the dance that their cadences will sound like a bird.