First vintage: 1988
Aspect and height above sea level: south-facing, 380 metres
Soil type: moderately loose-packed, slightly sandy, limestone-based
Vine training system and planting density: Guyot-trained at 4,500 vines per hectare
Average age of productive vines: around 35 years
Harvest period and method: last 10 days of September and first 10 days of October, manual harvest
The vinification procedure for Barbera d’Alba Martina involves alcoholic fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks, with daily pumping over. After malolactic fermentation, the wine is aged french barriques.