Riserva della Famiglia Barbera d'Asti
Family owned and operated since its founding in 1892, the Coppo family has remained true to the traditions of the Asti area for over 100 years. With every vintage, the Coppo family strives to create world-class wines while staying loyal to the traditional grapes and winemaking philosophy of their Piedmont origins.
The Coppo's dedication to excellence is highlighted in the Riserva della Famiglia wines. Only released in the most exceptional years, these extremely rare and elegant wines showcase the Coppo family's attention to the finest details in the vineyard and the cellar.
Barbera d'Asti Superiore Nizza, 2004
Elegant aromas and red fruit flavors are melded with balsamic, thyme and an earthy character. The impressive length is a good match for meals that feature game birds or roasted meats.
PRODUCTION AREA: Castelnuovo Calcea
SOIL COMPOSITION: Calcareous marl
VINEYARD ALTITUDE: 200m above sea level
TRELLISING SYSTEM: Guyot
HARVESTING PERIOD: September 2004
VINIFICATION SYSTEM: Maceration with skin contact for 12 days preceded by a 10% bleeding of the must with multiple pumpovers. 100% Malolactic fermentation.
AGING: 16 months in new French oak barrels