Red Wine

Barbera d’Alba - 2017


Siyps score 88/100
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food pairing
  • Red MeatRed Meat
  • SpicesSpices
  • Tomato BasedTomato Based
aromas
  • Red BerriesRed Berries
  • Red FruitsRed Fruits
  • SpicesSpices
grape

100% Barbera

productionSustainable Farming
alcohol level
14.0%
ageing potential
10 Years
style
Dry
intensity / body
Medium

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Tasting Notes

An aromatic expression of red berries, red fruits where spices play also a big role, liquorice in the background. Intense, fruity, and round, with raspberries and cherry flavors, mellow tannins and a lovely finish.

Italy

Piemonte

Piemonte in the north-west of Italy is Italy's finest wine region with almost half of the production under the DOCG status. Respected names like Barolo, Barbaresco, Moscato d'Asti, and Barbera d'Alba are the flagships of the region. Nebbiolo is the key grape variety of the region accounting for half of the total production.

Cool continental climate

Castello di Verduno

The soils in Piemonte are influenced by their location within the mountain. The top of the hills are poor and essentially based on alluvial deposits. The lower part of the mountain is made up of clay-limestone soil with a variable proportion of sand, which often determines the degree of finesse in the wines. Piedmont sits at the foot of the Western Alps which encircle the best sites around the cities of Alba and Asti - made up with calcareous marl and sandstone.

Appellation Barbera d’Alba DOC
Vintage

2017

Producer Castello di Verduno
Winemaker

Mario Andrion

Production

Sustainable Farming

Grape Variety

Other Red Grapes

Colour

Red

Alcohol Level

14.0%

Ageing Potential

10 Years

Aromas

Red Berries, Red Fruits, Spices

Food Pairing

Red Meat, Spices, Tomato Based

Bottle Size

75 cl

Intensity / Body

Medium

Style

Dry

SIYPS Score

88

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