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Damilano
LaBlu' Barbera d'Alba DOC
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Barbera d’Alba Lablù is a premier 100% Barbera wine, which draws strength and nourishment from the calcareous-clay soils of Barolo and Serralunga. The vineyards are 30 to 50 years old, imparting a deep, ruby purple color to the wine. Its bouquet touts fruit notes of blackberry and cherry which are accented by hints of cinnamon, vanilla and green pepper. This wine has a full, robust flavor and pleasant freshness that will satisfy even the most demanding palates. An extraordinarily versatile wine, it pairs well with simple, rustic dishes.


Owner: Damilano Family
Website: www.cantinedamilano.it
Winemaker: Guido Damilano, Giuseppe Caviola consultant
Type: Red wine
Varietals: 100% Barbera

Vineyard Location: Municipality of Barolo
Elevation: 920 feet
Vines Planted: 265k
Trellising: Guyot
Vines/Acre: 5000 vines/hectare
Yield/Acre: 7.5 tons/hectare
Soil: Calcareous clay

Vinification
Stainless steel tanks. 12 days at 28° to 30° C. Temperature controlled malolactic fermentation.

Aging Process
Large oak barrels for 12 months. 6 months of bottle aging.

Tasting Notes
Bouquet: Fruit notes of blackberry and cherry
Flavor: Hints of cinnamon, vanilla, and green pepper
Pairings: Excellent with red meat, braised and roasted meat, game, and ideal with all types of cheeses.

Alcohol Content: 14%
Residual Sugar: 0 g/l
Serving Temperature: -
Production: 22,000 bts