PIRONA – LANGHE BARBERA DOC
“My great grandfather, stubborn !!”
Made from organic certified grapes which have been hand selected from our
vineyards in Madonna Delle Grazie., one of the main characteristics of Pirona
is its hints of dark chocolate 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
Wine Type: Dry Red Wine
Growing area: Dogliani (CN)
Vinification: Grapes are harvested early to mid October and are fermented for
between 12 – 15 days before being transferred to stainless steel tanks. It is then
placed in oak barrels for a short period of time before bottling were the wine is
left to further age.
Characteristics: Pirona has a bouquet of ripe fruits, liquorice with hints
Of dried straw.
Pairings: Best served with salami and prosciutto crudo as well as with
grilled chicken and new potatoes.
Serving temperature: 16 – 18°C
Alcohol content: 13% by volume (depending on vintage)
Acidity: 5.0 g/l (depending on vintage)
Residual Sugar: 1 g/l (depending on vintage)