Barbera d’Asti

APPELLATION DOCG PRODUCTION AREA Portacomaro d’Asti GRAPES 100% Barbera SERVING TEMPERATURE Serve at around 18° C. (64° F.) ALCOHOL CONTENT 14% vol. AVAILABLE SIZES 750 ml VINIFICATION AND AGEING The grapes are picked by hand and are vinified traditionally, with a delicate maceration on the skins. The wine then matures for eight months in 5 hl. French oak barrels, followed by a further three months’ bottle ageing. TASTING NOTES colour: ruby-red with pale purplish highlights. bouquet: full and intense, with scents of cherries and emerging spicy hints. flavour: fresh and fruity, full-flavored and appealing, with a persistent finish. FOOD PAIRINGS A wine that can be drunk throughout the meal, but which goes particularly well with richly flavored dishes, roasts, grilled meats and cheeses.