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Barbera d'Alba 'Bricco del Cuculo' Castello di Verduno 2020
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Barbera d'Alba 'Bricco del Cuculo' Castello di Verduno 2020

Castello di Verduno

The Barbera d'Alba "Bricco del Cuculo" is a red wine of excellent structure and complexity, aged for 14 months in oak barrels. Notes of spices, licorice, leather and red fruits emerge from its aromatic profile. The taste is enveloping and smooth, marked by a varietal freshness




Barbera d'Alba DOC


Barbera 100%


Alcohol content

14 %


75 cl Bottle


Grapes are harvested by hand and maceration for 15 days in stainless steel tanks. Only indigenous yeasts


14 months in oak casks, 8 months steel containers and 4 months in bottle

Filosofia produttiva

Independent Winegrowners, Indigenous yeasts

Additional Notes

Contains sulfites


The Barbera d'Alba "Bricco del Cuculo" by Castle of Verduno is already fascinating that the name. The name comes from the large presence of these birds, the cuculo, that in the spring populate the wooded areas of the Bricco and Pan of Cuculo, a wild flower that blooms with the first warm days after winter. We are in the town of Barbaresco, on a vineyard of Barbera grape variety grown to 100% , with soil clayand limestone, placed on top of a hill with steep tri-orientated facing east, south and west. The Barbera d'Alba "Bricco Cuculo" by Castle of Verduno follows a traditional winemaking begins in late September with the manual harvest and maceration in stainless steel tanks for 15 days. The wine then followed by an aging of 14 months in Slavonian oak barrels and 8 months in stainless steel vats, then relax and rebalance for 4 months in the bottle before its commercialization. This production process is followed with commitment and passion oenologist Castle Verduno that follows the philosophy of minimizing intervention in the cellar; all focusing are on the patient and watchful care of the fruit in the vineyard. We are faced with a Barbera very clean, balanced and composed, which will enchant you with its scent of spices combined with the pleasure of red fruits and licorice; a Barbera with an excellent structure, without losing the freshness that distinguishes it.


Red with rubin intense highlights


Good structure and freshness


Spicy, hints of red fruits, leather and mineral notes