THE YOUNG VINEYARDS OF PIANOALTO DI CRENA

Our Pianoalto estate in Crena hosts wonderful Barbera vineyards, gather around the farmhouse on the Crena hill, overlooking the delightful village of Agliano and its thermal springs in the valley. The vineyards on the hilltop are flat, and from the most recent vines originates LIBERA, our Barbera d’Asti aged in bottle. All wines produced in this farmhouse are prestigious and highly representative on the most classical area of Monferrato Astigiano, being the village in the Nizza area. The weather flag that appears on the label represents the one on the rooftop of the Pianoalto Farmhouse.

VINEYARD

Varietal: Barbera 100%
Vineyard: young vines of Pianoalto di Crena
Altitude: 250 metres a.s.l.
Soil: limestone
Vine training technique: spurred cordon

WINEMAKING

Fermentation in steel vats. LIBERA ages in the bottle before release for sale.

WINE

Intense ruby red in colour, fragrant nose with scents of wild prune, black cherry jam, pepper. Dry but enveloping in the mouth with sweet notes of red fruits; balanced alcohol content and stunningly soft thanks to its reduced acidity.

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RICONOSCIMENTI
VINTAGE
RICONOSCIMENTO
SCORE
2007
International Wine & Spirit Competition 2009n
Bronze Medal
2007
Wine Enthusiast
85 pts
2007
Guida al vino quotidiano 2010
Best Quality - Price ratio Mention
2007
Korea Wine Challenge 2010
Bronze Medal
2010
Decanter World Wine Award
Commended
2010
Decanter Asia Award 2012
Commended
2010
Praga Wine Trophy 2010
Gold Medal
2011
Decanter World Wine Award 2014
Commended
2012
Decanter Asia Wine Award 2014
Commended
2013
International Wine Challenge 2016
Commended
2014
Vini d'Italia - Gambero Rosso 2017
Due Bicchieri
2015
Wine Enthusiast
90 pts
2015
Vini d'Italia - Gambero Rosso 2018
Due Bicchieri
2016
Wine Enthusiast
90 pts
2016
Annuario dei Migliori Vini Italiani 2018
87 pts
2017
Wine Enthusiast
90 pts
2018
Merum
2 Cuori
2018
Vini d'Italia - Gambero Rosso 2021
Due Bicchieri
2019
Decanter World Wine Award 2021
Silver Medal - 92 pts