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Barbaresco Riserva

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Due to the 42 months of oak ageing, our Barbaresco develops a well-balanced taste that is appreciated by lovers all over the world.

Bright, typical garnet red. Fine aroma of dried strawberries, plums, violets, vanilla and spices. Full-bodied, complex and elegant on the palate, balanced with acidity, velvety tannin and unusual richness.

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Red wine

Nebbiolo

Rich & Toasty

Italy

Piedmont

Barbaresco Riserva

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A full-bodied, complex and elegant Italian red wine

About this wine from

Piedmont, Italy

Barbaresco, bearing the name of the town located northeast of Alba, was in 1966 among the first wines in Italy, to be awarded DOC status. In 1980 it received its DOCG. The grapes are grown around the villages of Barbaresco, Treivo and Neive and for several years they were actually known only in the local area and were sold as Vino Nebbiolo or mixed in Barolo. The actual recognition came only in the 1950s, when serious producers such as as Angelo Gaja and Bruno Giacosa showed what great potential this terrific majesty can display. Since then, prices skyrocketed, along with the other producers’ tireless efforts. Despite the major efforts, Barbaresco has partly lived in Barolo's shadow and had the reputation of being lighter than the neighbouring wine. Nothing can be more wrong. Barbaresco is often more elegant than Barolo, almost feminine in expression, and is seen even fuller than its neighbour, but as always in Italy, there may be major differences in the various municipalities and vineyards where microclimates play a very big role in wine anatomy.

Food matching

Wine and Food pairings

Barbaresco goes well with the dishes of international cuisine, like roasts, braised meats, game and cheeses.

The details at a glance

Vintage

2016

Alcohol ABV

14,5% vol

Residual Sugar

1.8 g/l

Acidity

5.2 g/l

Serving temperature

room temperature

Aging Potential

to 2028

Allergens

contains sulfites

Volume

0,75 L

Food Pairing

Grilled meat, Pasta, Roast, Strong cheeses, Wild game

Barbaresco Riserva

£22.99