Conterno Fantino Barbera d’Alba “Vignota” DOC
100% Barbera. Conterno Fantino Barbera d’Alba “Vignota” DOC is an intense ruby red that turns garnet over time; fruity and herbaceous bouquet with notes of ripe cherry confirmed with a full, fresh, flavorful palate. Long, crisp finish.
“Conterno Fantino is run with the utmost respect for the Land, Tradition, and Time, in the firm belief that these values go hand-in-hand in guaranteeing wine of the highest quality.”
Grapes: 100% Barbera
Vineyards: From vineyards in Monforte d’Alba
Vineyard Size: 5 hectares
Altitude: 500 meters (1,640 feet) above sea level
Soil: Calcareous marl, with a high percentage of silt and sand
Vine Training: Guyot
Vine Age: 15-22 years
Time of Harvest: Late September
Vine Density: 5,000-5,500 vines per hectare
Vine Yield: 6.5 – 7 tons per hectare
Total Production: 26,500 bottles approx
Vinification Process: The grapes undergo fermentation on the skins at a controlled temperature for 8 to 10 days.
Aging Process: The wine ages in second-use barriques for ten months; bottling takes place in the last week of July, and is followed by two more months of aging in the bottle.
Alcohol Content: 13.50%
Winemaker: Guido and Fabio Fantino
Cellaring: Up to 5 Years
|Dimensions||19.3 × 12.2 × 7.1 in|
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 12 bottles per case