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Barbera d’Asti "Bricco dell'Uccellone" DOCG Braida

Piedmont
Barbera d’Asti "Bricco dell'Uccellone" DOCG
2016
Sku: 2608
out of stock

Awards and honors

Punteggio sommelier
92/100
2019
3 Bicchieri gambero rosso
2018
Wine Spectator
93/100
2018
5 Grappoli AIS
2018
Robert Parker
92/100
2017

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Wine Characteristics

Winery
Braida
Region
Piedmont
Wine list:
Barbera
Denomination:
Barbera d’Asti "Bricco dell'Uccellone" DOCG
Vintage:
2016
Grapes:
100% Barbera
Alcohol:
16,00%
Dimension:
Standard bottle
Cl:
75cl
Style:
Full-bodied and intense
Pairing:
Cold meats and salami, mushroom risotto, Tagliatelle ai Funghi, Pasta with meat sauce, Cut of beff, Fillet with green pepper, Lamb, Hard cheese

Descrizione vino

This fabulous red wine praises the denomination Barbera D’Asti DOCG. It is produced with 100% Barbera grapes. The vineyards are located in Rocchetta di Tanaro. 20 days maceration on skins at controlled temperature. Then, 15 months aging in oak barrels (225l), followed by further 12 months in the bottle. A legendary wine that represents Barbera and Italy all over the world. It is the most famous and imitated wine. In the glass it is elegant, rich, soft and balanced. Barbera d’ Asti DOCG “Bricco dell’ Uccellone” is a great red that takes its name from an old woman who lived near the cellar. As she was always dressed in black, people named her in the local dialect “l’uselun” = l’ uccellone (big bird).

 

Features of Barbera d’ Asti “Bricco dell’Uccellone” from Piedmont

Intense ruby red colour with garnet shades. Its perfume is rich, complex, concentrated and deep. It is characterized by small red fruits, spices, mint, vanilla and liquorice. The taste is wide and generous, with a great structure given by the vine variety joined to the aging. Fabulous aromatic persistence.

 

Recommended food pairings while tasting this Barbera produced by Braida

A fabulous wine that is perfect with meat, game and aged cheese. It has to be served at 18°C in a wide wine glass that helps the oxygenation. The alcoholic strength is 15,5%Vol.

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