Barbera d’Asti Superiore




Grape: Barbera 100%

Alcohol: 14% vol

Refinement period: 14 months

Aging Potential: 6-10 years or more

Awards: IWC 2016, La Douja D’or 2016, 2017 & 2018, Vininvilla 2017

Harvest: Hand picked from early October

Techniques: Cold Soaking, grapes bunches chilled to 5C followed by temperature controlled destemming and crushing. Fermentation process in stainless steel.  Refined in French Oak barrels for 8-12 months, final resting in bott

Tasting notes:

Colour: Intensely ruby red with purple flecks

Perfume: Notes of very ripe red fruit jam, vanilla, black pepper, coffee, tobacco.

Palate: Harmonious, caressing, savory, with an excellent structure; it has enveloping and complex notes that go from ripe red cherry to vanilla, with silky tannins in between.

Pairing: Cured meats & cheeses, ideal for risotto with Barbera. It goes very well with Piedmonts’ cuisine.