BARBARESCO RISERVA D.O.C.G.

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The Barbaresco wine is ‘unique’, very special, unforgettable, which found the attribute to be a wine with special characters, from its area of production with rightly fertile soil and from the wise people capable of creating wonders.
Barbaresco Riserva is made only in the best vintage.
Produced only in the best vintages from grapes grown in estate vineyards where the finest expositions, the reduction of the bunches withthinning out process and the over-ripening in the vineyard to give the maximum concentration.

Grape varieties:
Nebbiolo 100%

Vineyard location:
medium-high hillside (300-400 m asl) with south-west exposure.
Miocene-Helvetian soil origin with limestone and marl composition.

Vinification:
The grapes harvest is made by hand in the first/second ten days of October.
The fermentation is traditional, carried out for an average of 10-15 days in stainless steel vats at controlled temperature with floating cap and frequent pumping over of the must to optimize the extraction of the polyphenolic substances.

Ageing:
At least four years in large Slavonian oak barrel followed by no less then twelve months in the bottle.
There is no filtering and no fining prior to bottling.

Tasting Notes:
Bright garnet red.
Intense bouquet with ripe fruit aromas, delicate spices.
Great structure and fruit fill the mouth. Elegant and good persistence.
The tannins are velvety and refined.

Food pairing:
This wine is a continual rediscovery and it is perfect with the most refined dishes of the Piedmontese and international cuisines.
Big wine for meditation to be enjoyed slowly, slowly. Serving Temperature: 18°-20° C

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