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DRYNESS: Very Dry
TANNIN: Medium -
ORIGIN: Piedmont (Moscato, Barolo, Barbaresco & More), Italy
MAKER: Villa Sparina
ASIAN FOOD PAIRING: Thirteen spice skewers
WESTERN FOOD PAIRING: Beef ragu, spicy sausages
Villa Sparina Barbera del Monferrato DOCG 2020
Villa Sparina Barbera del Monferrato is recognizable by its bright ruby red colour and fine perfume, characteristics given by the complete and perfect ripening of the grapes. Monferrato is a violet and berry-scented Barbera packs a powerful juicy punch on the palate backed by supple tannins and a refreshing burst of controlled acidity.
This intense and fruity Barbera has juicy notes of raspberry and dark berries. It has a full body with fresh and fruity notes and soft taste and a persistent finish. This a great all-rounder red that deserves to be enjoyed more frequently
This bouquet is 100% Barbera, which are grown in a 1945-era vineyard that displays savouriness, minerality and incredible longevity. The vineyard is mainly south, south-west facing, with an altitude of around 250m – 300m on a clay and marl soilbed. The climate in Gavi is perfect for growing grapes with influenced by the Mediterranean Sea.
Hand-harvested in mid-October. Soft crushing of the grapes with 2 weeks fermentation at controlled temperature of 27 °C in stainless steel tanks. The wine is partially aged in oak barrels in the historical XVIII Century cellars of the property.