Barbera d'Asti "RURÈ" DOCG MARCHESI DI BAROLO
From the vinification in purity of Barbera grapes. Their origin is that of the Barbera vine, the most classic cultivated in the Asti hills. The vinification foresees that the grapes, just harvested, arrive in the cellar intact. It is quickly pressed, gently destemmed, to extract from the skin of the berry only the most noble and aromatic fractions, and placed to ferment in thermo-conditioned tanks at a controlled temperature at 27 - 28 - C. After a maceration of 8 days, alternating frequent pumping over to allow the must to appropriate all the trace elements present in the skins and to gently extract the coloring material, the wine is almost completely dry. The aging of the wine takes place in the traditional oak barrels of Slavonia contributes to make it harmonious and balanced, increasing the finesse of the bouquet.
Characteristics of Barbera d'Asti DOCG
On organoleptic examination, it has a deep ruby red color, bright and brilliant. The perfume is enriched with aging and garnet nuances are accentuated. The aroma is fresh, with fruity notes reminiscent of blackberry, red fruit jam and spicy hints of vanilla and toasted hazelnut. The taste is full and enveloping, with a slightly evident acidulous vein. Clean, but well blended with the remaining sensations, the woody note.
Recommended pairings while tasting this Piedmont red wine
Thanks to its organoleptic characteristics that make it a wine that goes well with tasty first courses and dishes of white and red meat is ideal with platters of cured meats and cheeses. The optimum service temperature is 16 ºC. The temperature is 16 ºC.