Barba Vignafranca

Wine name: Vignafranca
Producer: Barba
Vintage: 2011
Appellation: Montepulciano D'Abruzzo Doc
Grape Varieties: Montepulciano 100%
Vineyards: Guyot trained, 6000 vines/ha, on alluvial, sandy, slightly calcareous soils at 70 m.a.s.l.
Winemaking: hand picked in small cases; grapes are carefully selected. Fermented in conical oak vats with maceration lasting about 20 days. Malolactic in the same vats. Aged in french oak barrels
Ageing: 14 months in french oak barrels, 1 year in bottle
Total Production: 12000
Commentary: one of the most refined and balanced Montepulciano
Barba Vignafranca