Barbera d’Alba, 2019

By Olek Bondonio

  • Appellation: Barbera d'Alba DOC
  • Region: Piedmont
  • Country: Italy
  • Colour: Red
  • Grape Varieties: Barbera
  • Soil type: Clay, Limestone
  • Vessel type: Wood - Old oak
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • Low sulphite.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
  • Total Sulphites: 20 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:Alcohol: 14% Bottle size:75cl Average age of vines: 40 years Grapes spent eighteen days on the skins, before being pressed off to botti for a short élevage. This is a Barbera of rare balance and complexity, with delicate aromas of brambly fruit and a beautiful lightness on the palate thanks to that hallmark acidity for which the grape is so well known.

About Olek Bondonio

Piedmont, Italy

After travelling the world making experience in Australia, New Zealand and France, Olek Started his production in 2005, in his 3.5 hectares estate in Barbaresco, Piedmont. La Berchialla farm has been property of his family for 200 years.  The small size of the vineyard allows him to single-handedly farm and make the wines.