Piemonte D.O.C. Barbera Passito Appassimento

A new entry in the wine spectrum from Piedmont

This new wine comes from grapes that were half dried in baskets and half dried on the plant after breaking the stalk and harvested later.

Technical sheet

Denomination: Piemonte D.O.C. Barbera Passito Appassimento
Grape variety: 100% Barbera
Vinification

Manual harvest of 50% of the grapes then dried for 40 days in baskets to concentrate aromas and colour. The other 50% is left on the vine for a natual Appassimento and harvested later.
Separate vinification of the two dried grapes. Maceration for 10 days with daily pumping over.
Blending of the two wines after the malolactic fermentation. 6-month refining in small wooden barrels.

Refining: 6-month refining in small wooden barrels
Winemaker’s note

Rich wine with hints to ripe fruits, cherry jelly. Velvety tannins and persistent taste.

Food pairing

Grilled meat, lamb, cheese.

Cellar life: 7 years

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Barbera

This is the most popular vine variety in Piedmont, both for surface and for soil type, famous for its strength and productivity.

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Awards

  • Vintage 2015: BRONZE medal at Decanter Asia 2016

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