Barbaresco DOCG

VINTAGE
2012

APPELLATION
Barbaresco DOCG

AREA
Barbaresco, Piedmont

GRAPES
100% Nebbiolo

VINIFICATION
After grapes are carefully picked by hand and gently crushed, they are left to macerate on the skins for 18 days. Fermentation transpires in stainless steel vinification tanks, while maturation lasted 14 months and occurs in 30-hectoliter oak barrels. The wine is aged an additional six months in the bottle before being released to the market.

COLOR
Intense ruby red with garnet hues

BOUQUET
Intense scents of violets, forest floor, and black pepper

PALATE
Luscious blackberries and black cherries with smooth tannins, cocoa, and leather on the finish

FOOD PAIRINGS
Pairs exceptionally well with richly flavored dishes, roasts and stewed meats, game, and aged cheeses

SERVING TEMPERATURE
64°F

ALCOHOL LEVEL
13.5%

BOTTLE SIZE
750 mL