by Produttori del Barbaresco
(Italian Red Wine)
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Alcohol Content: 14.5%
Unit Quantity: 750 ml
Barbaresco is a fantastic red wine from Piedmont, a region in Northern Italy. Barbaresco DOCG is produced every year from the 100 hectares of vineyards controlled by the Produttori within the appellation, mainly in the Barbaresco village itself. Thanks to the variety of vineyards, every year Barbaresco from the "Produttori" is the truest expression of the vintage with great harmony and balanced.
Barbaresco by Produttori del Barbaresco has ruby red colour with powerful aromas of concentrated and ripe red and black fruits. The fruit aroma reaches a wonderful depth and is complemented by herbal and medicinal hints. The palate is beautiful; silky, rounded and textured with red and black fruits, perfume and liquorice notes.
Best to be enjoyed with
The best way to pair Barbaresco by Produttori del Barbaresco is with white truffle recipes such as risotto al tartufo bianco, agnolotti al tartufo, brasied meat. A great companion for old strong cheeses like Parmigiano, Pecorino, blue cheeses such as Gorgonzola and Castelmagno. It needs to be opened at least 2 hours before drinking. Pour the nectar into a crystal decanter.
The Winery: Produttori del Barbaresco
The Produttori del Barbaresco has a long and distinguished history and great wines have always been made here. Prior to 1894, Nebbiolo grapes were sold to make Barolo wine or simply labelled 'Nebbiolo di Barbaresco'. But in 1894, Domizio Cavazza, headmaster of the Royal Enological School of Alba and a Barbaresco resident, created the first cooperative. Cavazza understood that Nebbiolo from Barbaresco differed from Barolo and, for the first time, recognised this on the wine label. The Produttori del Barbaresco now has 50 members and 100 hectares (250 acres) of Nebbiolo vineyards in the Barbaresco appellation.