Coppo Camp du Rouss Barbera d'Asti

Piemonte, Barbera d’Asti DOCG

The vineyard manager, and original caretaker for these vines on behalf of the Coppo family, had a very pronounced head of red hair, or in Piedmontese, “camp du rouss”. A 100% Barbera d’Asti grown in selected hillside vineyards and harvested in September. After fermentation, 20% of the wine is aged in new barriques for a period of 12 months.

Tasting Notes

NOSE: textbook Barbera aromas of crushed cherry and wild berry jam, with intense spice notes TASTE: notes of leather and herbs, a hint of smoke. Bright and luscious with soft tannins. Fine, well-strucutred, and long-lasting.

PAIRINGS: Bruschetta, cured meats and cheeses, roast beef or a variety of grilled proteins with rich wine sauces

AGING: 12 months in 225L barriques, before 12 months of bottle aging

GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Barbera

PRODUCTION AREA: Canelli and local villages

The vineyard manager, and original caretaker for these vines on behalf of the Coppo family had a very pronounced head of red hair, or in Piedmontese, “camp du rouss”. A 100% Barbera d’Asti grown in selected hillside vineyards and harvested in September. After fermentation, 20% of the wine is aged in new barriques for a period of 12 months.

Tasting Notes

NOSE: textbook Barbera aromas of crushed cherry and wild berry jam TASTE: notes of leather and herbs, a hint of smoke. Bright and luscious with soft tannins

PAIRINGS: Bruschetta, cured meats and cheeses, roast beef or a variety of grilled proteins with rich wine sauces

AGING: 12 months in 225L barriques, before 12 months of bottle aging

PRODUCTION AREA: Canelli and local villages

The owner of the vineyard that grew the Barbera grapes for this wine had red hair, or in piedmontese, “camp du rouss.” A 100% Barbera d’Asti grown in selected hillside vineyards and harvested in September. After fermentation, 20% of the wine is aged in new barriques for a period of 12 months.

Tasting Notes

Camp du Rouss is deep red in color with garnet highlights. If offers textbook Barbera aromas of crushed cherry and wild berry jam, followed by notes of leather and herbs, and a hint of smoke. On the palate, Camp du Rouss is bright, with luscious, soft tannins. The supple layers of fruit are backed by Barbera’s trademark acidity making it the ideal food wine.

Recommended with meat in rich wine sauces, roast beef, cured meats and aged cheeses.

Grape Variety 100% Barbera Alcohol 14.30 % vol Total Acidity 5.78 g/l pH 3.49  

Production Area Canelli and neighbouring villages Exposure southern - south western Soil Composition marly calcareous Training System Guyot Elevation (feet) 660-825 Vines per Acre 1600-2000 Yield per Acre (tons) 2.4 - 2.8

The field/vineyard owned by a red hair guy, or in piedmontese, “camp du rouss.” A 100% Barbera d’Asti grown in selected hillside vineyards and harvested in September. After fermentation, 20% of the wine is aged in new barriques for a period of 12 months, for extra smoothness.

Tasting Notes

Camp du Rouss is deep red in color with garnet highlights. If offers textbook Barbera aromas of crushed cherry and wild berry jam, followed by notes of leather and herbs, and a hint of smoke. On the palate, Camp du Rouss is bright, with luscious, soft tannins. The supple layers of fruit are backed by Barbera’s trademark acidity making it the ideal food wine.

Recommended with meat in rich wine sauces, roast beef, cured meats and aged cheese.

Grape Variety 100% Barbera Alcohol 13.80 % vol Total Acidity 5.64 g/l pH 3.53

Production Area Canelli and neighboring villages Exposure southern - south western Soil Composition calcareous marl Training System Guyot Elevation (feet) 660-825 Vines per Acre 1600-2000 Yield per Acre (tons) 2.4 - 2.8

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2008 Coppo Camp du Rouss Barbera d’Asti – Tasting Notes

2009 Coppo Camp du Rouss Barbera d’Asti – Bottle

2009 Coppo Camp du Rouss Barbera d’Asti – Label

2009 Coppo Camp du Rouss Barbera d’Asti – Tasting Notes

2011 Coppo Camp du Rouss Barbera d’Asti – Tasting Notes

2012 Coppo Camp du Rouss Barbera d’Asti – Sales Sheet

2012 Coppo Camp du Rouss Barbera d’Asti – Tasting Notes

Coppo Camp du Rouss Barbera d’Asti – Non Vintage – Bottle

Coppo Camp du Rouss Barbera d’Asti – Non Vintage – Label