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BALIN – LANGHE BARBERA DOC

“The wandering dreamer, full of ideas”

Made from organic certified grapes and exposed to the south, one of
the main characteristics of Balin is its jaminess and its garnet red colour.
Barbera has been grown in the Piemonte region of Italy since the 1300’s and
produces high yields if not kept in check.

Grape Type: 100% Barbera

Appelation: DOC

Wine Type: Dry Red Wine

Growing area: Dogliani (CN)

Vinification: Grapes are harvested late October and are fermented for
between 12 – 15 days before being transferred to Slavonian and French oak
barrels the wine is then aged for a period of 12 months and then left to rest
for a month in concrete vats. The wine is then transferred to the bottle for
further aging.

Characteristics: Balin has a bouquet of nutmeg, dried plums, tobacco as
well as wild friut jam.

Pairings: Best served with roasted meats, grilled vegetables as well
as seasoned cheeses.

Serving temperature: 16 – 18°C

Alcohol content: 14% by volume (depending on vintage)

Acidity: 5.0 g/l (depending on vintage)

Residual Sugar: 1 g/l (depending on vintage)

organic-wine

“Barbera and Champagne, tonight we drink…”

Giorgio Gaber, Italian singer and song writer, 1972

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