The wine is bright ruby red with garnet shimmers, its nose is vinous and delicate at the same time, subtly reminiscent of alcohol-preserved cherries.
Bric dei Banditi
“Bric” means hill-top in Piedmontese, and bandits are daring and romantic: you sip this wine and you’re toasting with Robin Hood.
Bric dei Banditi is a splendid example of what can be obtained from Barbera grapes, the most widely planted in Piedmont.
|GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION OF THE VINEYARD||
Nizza Monferrato (Asti)
about 250 m. above sea level.
sandy and calcareous.
southern / south western.
about 8 ha.
|NUMBER OF PLANTS PER HECTARE||
|AGE OF THE VINES||
over 20 years.
|YIELDS PER HECTARE||
60/70 quintals (6/7 tons.).
|YIELDS PER HECTARE IN HECTOLITERS||
destemming, pressing, maceration with the skins for 7/8 days, controlled temperature fermentation in stainless steel tanks.
in stainless steel tanks and then in glass-lined cement tanks.
It is smooth, youthful and powerful in body, and lends itself to accompanying a whole meal sumptuously.