Barbaresco DOCG is produced every year from the 100 hectares of vineyards controlled by the Produttori within the appellation, mainly in the Barbaresco village itself. In the best vintages, when the quality of the grapes is great everywhere, the historical crus are vinified separately and Barbaresco is then produced with the grapes from the remaining vineyards.
Ruby red with powerful aromas of concentrated and ripe red and black fruits mingled with herbal notes. The palate is beautifully silky, rounded and textured with more red and black fruits, perfume and liquorice notes. The tannins are ripe and firm with balanced acidity and lingering notes of dried cherries.
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