Our wines

Barbera del Monferrato D.O.C.


Red wines


Municipality of production: San Damiano d’Asti

Variety: 100% Barbera

Exposition: South-East

Harvest: mid-October, manual Harvesting

Training system: Cordon Training

Pruning: Guyot

Yield per hectare: 80 quintals

Winemaking: 5-6 days of maceration with skin contact in stainless steel barrels, final fermentation in pressure tank

Ageing: 6 months in stainless steel barrel – 4 months in bottle

Sensory characteristics: Vivid red colour of medium intensity; vinous, but delicate perfume; balanced taste with good sapidity. Perfect with soups, mixed boiled meat and cheeses

Alcohol: 13%

Service temperature: 18-20%

our wines

The Franco family is dedicated to the profoundly environmentally-friendly production of high quality wines which are representative of Piedmont. Our three most important DOCG status wines are Terre Alfieri Arneis, Barbera d’Asti and Terre Alfieri Nebbiolo.