Barbera d’Asti Superiore
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Denomination: Barbera d’Asti Docg Superiore
Grape: 100% Barbera
Place of production: Fraz. Annunziata, Castagnole Lanze (Asti) Italy
Harvest: Mid September
Resa: 7000 kg per hectare
The grapes are harvested manually in the vineyard and are filled with care in cassettes for the transportation to the winery, pressed and then fermented at a controlled temperature with a maceration of approximately 15 days. After drawing o wine, it is aged in small wooden barrels for 18-24 months. The wine is then left to rest for approximately 6 months in stainless steel vats. At this point it can be bottled. After further bottle ageing of at least 6 months in the cellar at a temperature of 20°C the wine if finally ready to drink.
Alcohol: 14,50% abv
Service Temperature: 18° C.
Color: intense ruby red colour with violet hues.
Nose: big and rich , it opens with oral tones of Iris and rose to become bursting with hints of underbrush, raspberry, damsons and some smoky notes tending towards dark spices
Taste: enveloping warm and round . Excellent persistence and harmony, fruit of an elegant balance from a decisive freshness to a good body
An important wine indicated for main courses of red meat or game. Excellent partner for an after dinner with friends