DOMENICO CAPELLO – Roatto (Asti) Italy




After aging in barrels, our Superior Barbera d’Asti acquires a bouquet which has a hint of rose and ripe fruit. This Barbera can be served with even the most complex pasta dishes, and complements both roast and boiled meats and medium to strong cheeses.

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Domenico Capello

Barbera d'Asti Superiore barricato, La Montagnetta

Wine: Barbera d’Asti Superiore
Controlled and Guaranteed Denomination of Origin

Grape Variety: 100% Barbera

Vineyard: Commune of Piovà Massaia.

Harvest: by hand, at the beginning of October, after an eventual thinning-out undertaken in August.

Vinification: destemming, crushing and fermentation with maceration on the skins for about 10 days at a temperature of 26 – 28°C. The wine is racked a few times after which the malolactic fermentation takes place and then the wine is cellared partially in barriques and partially in stainless steel tanks where it is refined. Bottled about 18 months after the harvest.

Tasting Notes:
Colour: intense ruby red.
Nose: ample with hints of roses and ripe fruit.
Palate: soft, full-bodied and with a good persistent finish.

Serving suggestions:
heavier dishes based on red meat and game.

Serve at 18°C

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