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Barbera d’Asti D.O.C.  Sciorio

Grape Varietal:  100% Barbera   
Vintage: 2005
Vineyard: Sciorio
Zone of Production: Costigliole d’Asti
Year Planted: 1986-8
Exposure of Vineyard:  West
Soil: calcareous clay
Altitude of Vineyard: 279 s.l.m.
Green Harvest: beginning of August
Harvest: beginning of October
Alcohol Content: 14%
Vinification:  -Hand harvested using small baskets
                       -Gentle pressing by roller crusher
                       -Fermentation in large cement casks
Aging:    -Aged in large oak casks 20hL
               -Aged in bottle for at least 12 months

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