La Turna is one of the finest expressions of a young and fresh Barbera produced in Asti. This wine is created from the first selection of grapes from a sandy-soiled vineyard destined to make wines with a beautiful perfume and an easy, fruit driven palate.
|Grape Varietal:||Barbera 100%|
|Production Area:||Castagnole delle Lanze, Asti District|
|Soil:||Mix of rich soil, sandy and clay|
|Growing System:||Long Cordon Spur|
|Density:||5000 vines per hectare|
|Age of the Wines:||10-15 years|
|Alcoholic Fermentation:||In temperature controlled stainless steel vats for 8-10 days|
|Malolactic Fermentation:||In stainless steel following the alcoholic fermentation|
|Maturation:||In stainless steel for 6 months|
|Refinement:||maximum 6 months in the bottle, unfiltered|
|Residual Sugar:||3.5 g/l|
|Total Acidity:||5.0 g/l - tartaric acid|
Colour: Intense ruby red with light violet reflections.
Bouquet: Cherries and raspberries, with black fruits and floral notes.
Taste: Rich with ripe forest fruit, velvety and warm but very well balanced with pleasant acidity and fine tannins. A long and elegant finish makes this wine enticing glass after glass.
Food Pairings: Versatility at table and a moderate alcohol content make La Turna ideal for everyday consumption. It’s pleasant, rich, and fruity, with endless possible pairings from antipasti to beautiful Piemontese pasta dishes.
Serving Temperature: 16-18°C