Barbera d'Asti Docg

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Barbera d’Asti is one of the most famous wine areas in Italy’s north-western Piedmont region. It became a DOC in 1970 and was upgraded to its DOCG classification in 2008, adding to Piedmont’s already impressive standing at this highest level of Italian wine classification. The Barbera d’Asti title covers the area around the town of Asti, and exclusively focuses on red wines made from Barbera


DENOMINATION: Barbera d’Asti Docg
GRAPE VARIETY: 100 % Barbera
ALCHOOL PERCENTAGE: 14 % Vol

COLOR: Beautiful ruby red color tending to garnet
PERFUME: Intense with flowary and fruity sensations
TASTE: Fresh, intense and characteristic aroma, dry with high aciity lightly tannic, and tends to become, with age, more full, harmonious and pleasant

FOOD MATCH: It is a wine that can be served for the whole meal; great with cold cuts, ham traditional meal from piedmont, red and white meat, different kind of pasta and some kind of fish like eel and carp
Wine making: De-stemming, soft pressing of the grapes, fermentation and maceration on the skins for approx. 7/8 days at a controlled temperature. Micro oxygenation to increase the varietal aromas elevation. The malolactic fermentation is completed by the end of the winter, and the wine is stored in steel tanks and then in the bottle
TEMPERATURE OF SERVICE: 18 – 20 ° C
GLASS recommended: Ballon
AGEING: None
CONSERVATION: Cold storage in fresh wine cellars

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