barbera d'asti docg 2016

piemonte, italy 


VARIETAL: 100% Barbera

WINEMAKER: Piero and Federico Bussi  

VINEYARD: Continental climate with white calcareous, marl soils; vines 35-35 years old

FARMING: Farmed organically; dry farmed; hand-harvested

WINEMAKING: Spontaneous fermentation with native yeasts; no winemaking additives used; all movement done with gravity, no pipes or pumps; very lightly fined or filtered; sulfite levels 40 mg/L

AGING: 6 months in stainless steel vats

TASTING NOTES: Ruby red with purple reflections in the glass. Broad and elegant aromas of red berries. Round with well balanced acidity and a long finish. 

FOOD PAIRINGS: Can be drunk as an aperitif, or is excellent with appetizers, pasta, poultry, red meats and cheese

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