Camp du Rouss, Barbera d'Asti DOCG, Coppo, 2016
Literally campo del rosso, or “the redhead’s field” (in Piedmontese, “camp” means vineyard and “du rouss” means red hair), this wine takes its name from the vineyard’s very first owner: a red-headed man who was so burly he frightened the children.
Vinification system: Maceration with skin contact with short and soft pumping over the skin cap
Ageing: 12 months in french oak barrels (80% of second and third year, 20% new)
Color: dark ruby red
Nose: intense spice and ripe red fruits scents
Taste: fine, well structured and long-lasting
Pairings: pasta with beans, risotto with porcini mushrooms, chicken chasseur