Barbera

Barbera allevato a guyot.

Barbera allevato a guyot.

In the tradition of Piedmont, this wine hasalways been referred to the female, “the” Barbera and not the” referring instead to the vine. As you know and have established historians ampelography, the vine is less ancient than others has always grown in Piedmont (Muscat, Grignolino, Nebbiolo), but its growth It has been constant over the centuries, to represent currently the most ‘popular red grape variety in the region. The historical reasons for the choice of this crop by growers are well known: it is a vine “rustic” with considerable ability ‘vegetative, which offers high production of grapes and is less susceptible than others to changing climatic conditions of the area and to parasites and molds which ‘the subject plant. It also has a great capacity for synthesis of sugars, acids and anthocyanins.