Barbaresco DOCG Sordo is produced in the areas owned by the company. The denomination DOCG includes the districts of Barbaresco, Neive and Treiso, perfect territories for the production of this sensational wine linked to tradition and to the people who live there. It is composed 100% by Nebbiolo variety, cultivated in vineyards with south-west exposition that are located 300-350 meters above the sea level. The plants, that are 25 years old, are trained on espaliers with the traditional Guyot method. The wine making starts with the soft pressing and the elimination of stalks, followed by a long maceration. The fermentation is managed in steel containers at a controlled temperature. The maturation, that lasts 6 months, is managed in steel too and it is followed by the aging, developed for 12 months in big barrels made of Slavonian oak.
Organoleptic features of “Barbaresco DOCG”
The aspect reveals a shiny, trasparent ruby red colour that turns to garnet after some years. The perfume express elegance and class. It recalls flowers, like violet, little red fruits and delicate spices. Its taste is balanced, structured, with soft tannins and a good freshness. This wine give a pleasant final and reaches its best expressions after 5/10 years aging.
Recommended food pairings while tasting this red wine from Piedmont
Barbaresco DOCG by Sordo is excellent with roasted meat, game and with structured, savoury preparations. It has to be served at 20°C in a wide wine glass that allows the. The alcoholic strength is 14% Vol.