Barbera d’Asti Superiore DOCG San Sebastiano
BARBERA D’ASTI BARBERA D’ASTI SUPERIORE
Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita
In the area of San Sebastiano in Cocconato d’Asti, where the little homonym church is, the grapes of this Barbera are biologically (ICEA Certification) cultivated.
The maximum production per hectare, obtained in San Sebastiano vineyard, after an accurate thinning clusters fruit in August, is 50 hectoliters.
After a careful and selective manual harvest, it follows a traditional vinification: the Barbera grapes are softly pressed. It is used just the first coming must and left macerating for 20-25 days.
After the malo-lactic fermentation the wine stays 12 months in barriques for its refinement.
This wine shows a deep ruby red colour with garnet hint.
Its bouquet is complex with well-balanced scents of red fruits, cherries and vanilla. Spicy-warm nuances and delicate balsamic notes.
Elegant and warm on the palate, it always refines in a vinous bouquet. Decisive vein of freshness, continuous with sapid persistence.
Perfectly match well with typical salumi and Piemontese cheeses, first dishes served with meat or mushrooms sauces and meat dishes. Serve at 17-20 °C.