Cascina Morassino Barbera d'Alba is a wood-aged red wine made by Cascina Morassino with the Barbera variety in the DOC Barbera d'Alba, in Piedmont (Italy).
Cascina Morassino is a small family winery located in the heart of Barbaresco, in a small town in the province of Cuneo. Founded in 1984 by Bianco Mauro, they have 3.5 hectares of vineyards in Barbaresco, and 1 hectare in the Langhe, in the municipality of Neive. These are small plots that have been kept in perfect condition, generation after generation, to grow high-quality grapes and make their famous Piedmont wines.
Cascina Morassino Barbera d'Alba comes from a 0.3 hectare vineyard in the Alba area of the Neive municipality. The vines are planted in calcareous loamy soils at an altitude of 270 metres above sea level. They are cultivated using respectful agriculture and the harvest is carried out manually in boxes at the optimum point of ripeness.
When they Cascina Morassino Barbera d'Alba grapes reach the winery, they are gently pressed and fermented at a controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks. The wine is then aged in foudres for 12 months before being bottled. Finally, it rests in the bottle for 3 months before being released for sale.
Cascina Morassino Barbera d'Alba is a superior red wine that evokes the delicacy and maturity of the Barbera variety from the fertile and flourishing Piedmont landscape.