Bottle

Masaréj

Label

Masaréj

Wine

Masaréj

Barbera d’Asti DOC

Origin

Barbera d’Asti DOC

Grapes

100% Barbera

Type of Soil

In the commune of Portacomaro d’Asti, on the gentle hillsides of the Monferrato in the Province of Asti. The deep, sub-alkaline soils are a mixture of silt and clay, and have evolved on eluvio-colluvial deposits which overlay more ancient deposits: the Clays of Lugagnano and the Sands of Asti.

Training System

Classic Guyot.

Plant Density

4,500 vines per hectare (1,820 per acre). The average age of the vines is 16 years.

Yield

52 quintals of grapes per hectare.

Vinification and Maturation

Traditional vinification in vertical fermentation tanks, with a long (20 days), delicate maceration on the skins, following the crushing and de-stalking of the hand-picked grapes. The wine was de-vatted after 14 days and the malolactic fermentation completed. It was then aged for 1 year in tonneaux of 500 and 700 litres and for a further 8 months in bottle.

Alcohol Level

14% vol.

Bottle and case size

6 x 0,75l

Estate

Castello del Poggio
Frazione Poggio, 9, 14038, Portacomaro Stazione - Asti, Italy
Tel 0141/202543, Fax 0141/202682
www.poggio.it , info@poggio.it