Coppo L'Avvocata Barbera d'Asti

Barbera d’Asti DOCG, Piemonte

This wine is named after the vineyard owner, a lawyer. Strict, stern, and commanding, she has always been known as simply “the lawyer.” The young, vivacious wine is almost comically at odds with its serious namesake.

Tasting Notes

  • COLOR: ruby red
  • NOSE: intense cherry, raspberry and blackberry flavors
  • TASTE: fresh and well balanced

Salami sandwich, stewed baby squids with tomato sauce, meatballs with peas.

  • APPELLATION: Barbera d’Asti d.o.c.g
  • GRAPE VARIETY: Barbera
  • PRODUCTION AREA: south of Asti
  • EXPOSURE: south - southwest – southeast
  • SOIL COMPOSITION: calcareous clay marl with prevalence of silt
  • VINEYARD ALTITUDE: 650/820 ft a.s.l.
  • TRAINING SYSTEM: Guyot
  • VINEYARD DENSITY: 4,000-5,000 plants per hectare
  • HARVESTING PERIOD: September 2017
  • HARVEST: selection in vineyards of the healthiest, ripest grapes hand collected in 40 lb picking baskets
  • VINIFICATION SYSTEM: maceration with skin contact with short and soft pumping over the skin cap
  • MALOLACTIC: totally carried out
  • AGING: stainless steel tanks
  • ALCOHOL: 14.61% vol.
  • TOTAL ACIDITY: 5.76 g/l
  • pH: 3.51

This wine takes its name from the previous owner of the vineyards, a female attorney ("avvocata" in Italian). She was severe, authoritarian and rigid; to everyone simply Ms. Attorney. The wine is named after her, though this young, vivacious Barbera is at odds with its serious namesake.

Tasting Notes

  • NOSE: intense cherry, raspberry and blackberry flavors
  • TASTE: fresh and well balanced

Salami sandwich, hearty minestrone, small meatballs in tomato sauce and herbed garlic bread.

  • Grape variety: Barbera
  • Production area: south of Asti
  • Exposure: south – southwest – southeast
  • Soil composition: calcareous clay marl with prevalence of silt
  • Vineyard altitude: 650/820 ft a.s.l.
  • Training system: Guyot
  • Vineyard density: 4,000-5,000 plants per hectare
  • Harvest: selection in vineyards of the healthiest, ripest grapes hand collected in 40 lb picking baskets
  • Vinification system: maceration with skin contact with short and soft pumping over the skin cap
  • Aging: stainless steel tanks

This wine takes its name from the previous owner of the vineyards, a female attorney ("avvocata" in Italian). She was severe, authoritarian and rigid; to everyone simply Ms. Attorney. The wine is named after her, though this young, vivacious Barbera is at odds with its serious namesake.

Tasting Notes

  • NOSE: intense cherry, raspberry and blackberry flavors
  • TASTE: fresh and well balanced

Salami sandwich, hearty minestrone, small meatballs in tomato sauce and herbed garlic bread.

  • GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Barbera d’Asti
  • PRODUCTION AREA: the southern hills of Asti
  • HARVESTING PERIOD: September 2014
  • HARVEST: hand selected in vineyards with the healthiest, ripest grapes and placed in 40 lb crates
  • VINIFICATION: stainless steel tanks
  • ALCOHOL: 13.25%
  • TOTAL ACIDITY: 5.75 g/L
  • PH: 3.57

 

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2015 Coppo L’Avvocata Bottle

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2017 Coppo L’Avvocata Bottle

2017 Coppo L’Avvocata Label

2017 Coppo L’Avvocata Tasting notes

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