Villa Giada. Barbera d'Asti 'Suri'

Villa Giada. Barbera d'Asti 'Suri'

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Barbera d'Asti DOCG
Grape Barbera

All bramble and raspberry, a totally joyous and vibrant wine.  The little black dress of our selection, eminently flexible: the full, crunchy forest fruit is the perfect with a linguine and wild boar ragu and equally at home (when served slightly cooler) well with spiced seafood dishes. 

Andrea's Barbera is grown in the heart of Barbera country, the Asti province in Piemonte, in the communes Calosso and Agliano Terme.  His vineyards are Vadrini, Spessa and Ponticelli, all have excellent exposure from West to Southwest.

Link to Villa Giada Producer Page

The vines were hand-picked in the first part of October. The bunches are de-stemmed and macerated before a spontanous fermention , which once started, lasts from 10 to 12 days. After this, the wine is racked off the skins and held in tank where it undergoes a malolactic conversion and a little refinement lasting 4 to 5 months. The wine is then bottled and given a short period to catch its breath before being released.


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