Barbera d'Alba Superiore "SAN DEFENDENTE" DOC ENRICO SERAFINO
|Denomination||Barbera d'Alba Superiore Doc|
|Grapes||100% Barbera d'Alba|
|Winery headquarter||Enrico Serafino - Canale (CN) - Corso Asti, 5|
|Bottle size||Standard bottle|
|Combination||Pot roast, Roast meat, Cannelloni, Medium-aged cheeses, Meat stewed, Grilled Pork, Tagliatelle with mushrooms, Gnocchi al ragù|
|Style||Medium-bodied and fragrant|
The Barbera d'Alba Superiore "San Defendente" DOC of Enrico Serafino Winery is produced with 100% Barbera grapes harvested by hand in the vineyards located in San Defendente, province of Cuneo. After the manual harvest, the bunches are cooled with carbonic snow to prevent oxidation; then soft pressing without the use of augers to preserve the characteristics of the bunch. Before fermentation, the must cools in stainless steel tanks and wooden vats.The must is cooled to preserve its best characteristics before fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature. Followed by maceration with délestage and submerged cap technique for 18 months; The process of aging in wood lasts 18 months in medium-sized oak barrels.
Characteristics of Barbera d'Alba Superiore "San Defendente" DOC
The organoleptic analysis of this Piedmontese wine shows an intense ruby red color with typical violet reflections. The nose is dominated by notes of violet, cherry, currant, spices and tobacco. The mouthfeel is fresh and velvety, with a sour note softened by the passage in oak.
Serving suggestions with this red wine from Piedmont
Perfect in combination with first courses, grilled meat, cold cuts and cheeses. To be served in a large glass at a temperature of 16-18°C.