Carlin de Paolo Barbera D’Asti 2018 ItalyCarlin de Paolo Barbera D’Asti 2018 Italy
Colour: intense ruby red with fair purple nuances
Aroma: intensely vinous, heady, and ethereal with typical and prevailing fruity notes of cherry, liquorice, plums, violet and blackberry
Taste: tannic, full-flavoured, dry, astringent and persistent, with a balanced acidity without excess
La Morandina 5 Vignes Barbera D’Asti 2016 ItalyLa Morandina 5 Vignes Barbera D’Asti 2016 Italy
GRAPE VARIETY: Barbera d’Asti 100%
ZONE OF PRODUCTION: borough of Montegrosso d’Asti; altitude 250m above sea level.
VINEYARDS: Training system: Guyot. Average age of the vines: 80 years. Yield per hectare 4.5 Tons
WINEMAKING: Fermentation on skins for 7 days. After racking off, the wine is left to mature in big wooden barrels and then stainless steel vats for one year before bottling
COLOUR: deep ruby red
BOUQUET: Ethereal, forest fruits and cherries
FLAVOUR: Persistent and velvety
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.5 % VOL.
SERVING: Serve with meat and cheese
Pico Maccario Lavignone Barbera D’Asti 2017 ItalyPico Maccario Lavignone Barbera D’Asti 2017 Italy
Pico Maccario Babera D’Asti 2017 is 100% Barbera grown on the soft Pleistocene hills formed from fluvial and river lacustrine deposits, the grapes are picked at optimum maturity, gently crushed and macerated for 10 to 12 days. Ageing takes place in steel vats for 9 months (no oak), during which time many different decantations are done before bottling and further ageing in bottle before release in spring.
The colour of the wine is ruby red, the aroma intense and charming, with cherry, plum and red berries. The palate is complex, well-structured, harmonious and long.
Lavignone is the name of one of the farmhouses that was built on the property in the 1700s. Barbera reaches one of its finest expressions in Barbera d’Asti, which achieved DOCG status in 2008.