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