Barbera d’Asti Superiore DOC Magnum

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Barbera d’Asti Superiore DOC Magnum

£60.00

  • Designation: DOC
  • Producer: Tenuta Garetto
  • Year: 2001
  • ABV: 14%
  • Grape: Barbera 100%
  • Region: Piedmont
  • Size: 1.5 litres
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A deep red-ruby hue, fruity nose, it drinks beautifully!

This Barbera D'Asti Superiore in Pectore has a deep red-ruby hue, fruity nose, and drinks beautifully,  featuring full-bodied and ethereal aromas.

A very pleasant wine, fresh and harmonious.

Food Match: It’s the perfect combination to salami, red meat and the typical Piedmontese “bagna cauda”.

Tenuta Garetto, in Agliano, was established at the beginning of the last century when vineyards, damaged by grape phylloxera, needed to be renewed. Old plantings were almost all replaced. The Agliano area, during the first decades of the Italian Kingdom, already belonged to the so-called “Barbera d’Asti golden triangle” between Tanaro and Belbo rivers, where Barbera grape was grown almost unmixed; in other areas, on the contrary, it was farmers’ practice to rotate other grapevine species.

After years and generation changing, Barbera wine began to reach “distant” markets (Turin, Milan, Genoa, etc.), where it was highly appreciated.

Barbera wine was changing, from a simple drink for taverns it became “something more”. The development was obviously characterized by the gradual increasing of under vine areas, in order to manage at best end-product quality. With the present generation, in the person of Mr. Alessandro Garetto, vine-oenological production swerved towards the new concept of quality, optimizing all Barbera vine variety potentialities.

Nowadays, Tenuta Garetto farm is present on the global market with its 100.000 bottles and Alessandro Garetto’s goal is TO IMPROVE MORE AND MORE.

 

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