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
YEAR: 2019
GRAPE VARIETY: 100 % Barbera

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
CONSERVATION: Cold storage in fresh wine cellars

* The vintage displayed on the picture is not rapresentative of the current one on sale
Guide Edition Vintage Score
Guida Veronelli 2020 2017
Guida Veronelli 2019 2016 87pt
Guida Veronelli 2018 2015 86pt
Guida Veronelli 2017 2014
Guida Veronelli 2016 2013 85pt
Guida Veronelli 2015 2012 87pt
Guida Veronelli 2014 2011 ​85pt
Decanter 2020 2018 Silver medal
Decanter 2018 2016 Bronze medal
Decanter 2017 2015 Bronze medal
Decanter 2015 2013 Bronze medal
Wine Hunter Award 2020 2018 Red medal
Tasted 100% Blind 2019 2017 89/100
Douja d’Or 2016 2014 Oscar Douja d’Or
Douja d’Or 2014 2012 Douja d’Or