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Monferrato Rosso D.O.C.  Reginal

Grape Varietals:  Barbera and Cabernet Sauvignon   
Vintage: 2003
Vineyard: Beneficio for Barbera
Zone of Production: Costigliole d’Asti
Year Planted: 1978 for Barbera and 1993 for Cabernet Sauv.
Exposure of Vineyard:  West
Soil: calcareous clay
Altitude of Vineyard: 279 s.l.m.
Harvest: end of September
Alcohol Content: 13.5%
Vinification:  -Hand harvested using small baskets
                       -Grapes pass through a crusher de-stemmer
                       -Fermentation in cement casks
Aging:    -Aged in barriques for 24 months
               -Aged in bottle for at least 3 months

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