Nestled at the very top of the impressively steep, vine-clad hills of the Treiso zone of Barbaresco, the winery’s vineyards were planted as early as the 1960’s in the white marl, calcareous soil typical of this area. An impressive selection of cru Barbaresci is punctuated by the spectacular Vigna Boito located at the peak of the Rizzi cru. The estate is managed entirely by the Dellapiana family with son Enrico as winemaker and viticulturist. Rizzi Winery participates in “The Green Experience” project which mandates guidelines for environmentally sustainable production.
Grapes / Soils
|Barbera D’Alba||Barbera||Planted 1967 – 2004||white marl clayey- calcareous, alternated by sand|
- Location: Treiso
- Soils: White marl, clayey-calcareous, alternated with sand
- Altitude: 280 – 330 meters
- Exposure: South and East
- Vines planted: 1967 – 2004
- Training system: Guyot
- Planting density: 4000 vines/Ha
- Hard harvested between end September and first week of October
- Fermented in stainless steel containers at controlled temperature for 8-10 days
- Malolactic fermentation usually lasts a further month
- Aged in large oak casks, partly in stainless steel and concrete vats for 1.5 years after the harvest
Bright red ruby color with clear crimson highlights. Deep, full perfumes, elegant, well-balance and enduring, reminiscent of rose, undergrowth, and oriental spices. Very powerful bouquet. Fine structure accompanied by lively acidic freshness, sweetened by overall softness. Flavors conjure up Morello cherry and plum jam with a long finish.
Serve with pasta and red meat, medium-mature soft, fatty cheeses, salamis.
100% Barbera; vineyard in Treiso; soils white marl, clayey-calcareous with sand; altitude 280 – 330 meters; vines planted 1967-2004; hand harvested end September; fermented in stainless steel at controlled temperature 8-10 days; malolactic fermentation for another month; aged in large oak casks, stainless steel and concrete vats for 1.5 years after harvest.
- 100% Barbera grapes
This shows lots of bright fruit and orange peel on the nose and palate. It’s medium-bodied with fine, integrated tannins and a bright finish. Lively and crisp, as well as creamy. Drink now.
|Appellation(s)||Treiso, Neive, Neviglie|
|Annual Production||Between 7,500 to 9,000 9L cases|