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Barbera d'Asti Superiore "Epico" DOCG PICO MACCARIO

Piedmont
Barbera d'Asti Superiore DOCG
2016
Sku: 2903
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€ 29.90 € 38.50
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Awards and honors

Punteggio sommelier
92/100
2019

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Wine Characteristics

Winery
PICO MACCARIO
Region
Piedmont
Wine list:
Barbera
Denomination:
Barbera d'Asti Superiore DOCG
Vintage:
2016
Grapes:
100% Barbera
Alcohol:
15,00%
Dimension:
Standard bottle
Cl:
75cl
Style:
Full-bodied and intense
Pairing:
Pasta with meat sauce, Tagliatelle ai Funghi, Roast meat, wild game, schidionati meat and game, Braised, Cannelloni

Descrizione vino

Barbera d’ Asti Epico praises the DOCG denomination Asti Superiore. It is one of the most representative wines produced by Pico Maccario. 100% Barbera grapes, cultivated in the area of Mombaruzzo, un the distict of Asti. The manual harvest considers a careful selection of the grapes, both in the vineyards and in the cellar. The soft pressing is followed by 10-12 days maceration. The aging is developed in small barrels made of French oak for 12-14 months.  

 

Features of this red wine from Piedmont

The organoleptic exam shows an intense ruby red colour. Its scent is consistent, recalling jam, dried flowers, vanilla and cocoa. The taste is structured and well balanced with the soft tannins.

 

Recommended food pairings while tasting this Barbera d’ Asti "Epico"

Excellent for the whole meal, it is great with game, meat and cheese. It has to be served at 16° in a high, wide wine glass that helps oxygenation. The alcoholic strength is 15% Vol.

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