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Cantine Sant'Agata

Cantine Sant'Agata us located in the province of Asti in the heart of Piedmont.  The Cavellero family founded the winery in the early 1990s, focusing on the main grape varieties that make the Piedmont  area such a big part of Italian wine making.  
This wine is fermented insteel, then 80% is aged in 200 gallon oak casks, while 20% is aged in smaller 60 gallon oak barrels.  This ensures a rich full bodied wine, finely balanced without overwhelming the essence of the Barbera grape.

Tasting Notes:  Gorgeous bouquet, suggestive of dark cherries and chocolate; in the mouth it is rich, full, and velvety with a hint of dark berries and spicy overtones.  Perfect accompaniment to a rich pasta, roast lamb or beef.
Region: Piedmont
Classification: Barbera D'Asti DOCG
Area of Production:  Basso Montemagno (Asti)
Grape Variety: 100% Barbera
Soil: clayey, calcareous
Average Age of Vines:354 years
Spacing of Plants: 80cm
Trellising System: Guyot
Production per Acre: 2.32 tons
Vinification : Stainless steel
Maturation: 30 months in oak  tonneau

Total Acidity
: 6.16 g/l

Residual Sugar: 1.0 g/l
PH: 3.43
Alcohol: 14.5%
Total Cases Produced: 275