Barbera d’Alba Costa Bruna DOC
Located in Barbaresco, the plantings for Costa Bruna go back as far as 1930. It was replanted twice more, in 1995 and 2005. Such old vineyards strongly contribute to the wine’s intensity and concentration. The clusters of inky, plump, sweet berries are small, but the quality is extreme.
Aged about twelve months in oak before release.
Wine exported to
Korea, Puerto Rico, Australia
30 °C (86 °F)
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3.32 hectares (8.2 acres)
250 meters (820 feet) above sea level
5,500 vines per hectare
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Deep ruby red, the bouquet is ample, fragrant, fruity and grapey, with well integrated oak; full on the palate and very appealing, with firm tannins and gobs of fruit.
Best served at 16-18 °C (60.8-64.4 °F).
It goes well with pasta, soups; ideal preparing sauces and meat stews.
Good aging potential, 10 years very easily
Alcohol 13-14 % ; Acidity 5.5-6 gr/l