Barbaresco Masseria 2017
Designation: Barbaresco D.O.C.G.
Grapes: 100% Nebbiolo
Winemaking: The grapes of Barbaresco Masseria are harvested from vineyards located in Neive and Treiso. The vineyards have a southern exposure with a mix of clay and limestone in the soil. During the alcoholic fermentation the must remains for approximately 3 weeks in open-top stainless-steel tanks. Délestage, punching down and open-air pumping over operations are actioned daily. The malolactic is done in barriques.
Aging: Big oak vats, barriques for about 2 and half years.
Description: ruby-red colour, with light garnet hues. Rich, powerful concentrated nose with hints of ripe fruit. Fresh and bodied on the palate. Notes of red and black fruits (strawberry, blueberry and blackberry). Well-integrated ripe soft and silky tannins. Particular almond note on the finish. It shows an overall incredible finesse and excellent balance.
Food pairings: : stewed and roasted meats, wild game and sharp seasoned cheeses.