Made from 100% Barbera d'Asti from the clay and chalky soils of selected vineyards around the town of Canelli, in Piedmont. Harvested in early September, the wine is fermented in stainless steel tanks and aged in large French oak casks for 68 months. Refined in bottle for several months, L'Avvocata is released ready to be enjoyed.
Grape Variety 100% Barbera
Production Area Canelli and neighboring villages
Exposure southern - south western – south east
Soil Composition calcareous marl
Training System Guyot
Elevation (feet) 660-825
Vines per Acre 1,600-2,000
Yield per Acre (tons) 2.8/3.2
Alcohol 13.9% vol
Total Acidity 3.5 g/l
Ruby red in color, L'Avvocata offers Barbera's typical intense aromas of ripened cherry and strawberry. Round, full-bodied and balanced with a spicy finish of cola and ripe brries.
Suggested Food Pairings
L'Avvocata is a great choice for rich pasta with meat sauces, roadt beef, bebabs, ribs and aged cheeses.