Ascheri Barbera d'Alba 2016 Blu Label
Youthful ruby with purple highlights; black cherry, plums, fruit jam and cedar aromas; dry, medium bodied; blackberry and cherry flavors with balanced acidity and tight tannins in a medium length finish; round, harmonious, complex palate full and ripe buy fresh and tasty at the same time. An elegant and aristocratlc Barbera: remarkably classy and endowed with finesse. The bouquet is complex, savoury spice with notes of liquorice, pepper and roses. The fIavor is full bodied, austere, harmonious and welI balanced.
Barbera d’Alba DOC
9 months ageing in Slavonian oak (75% old, 25% new), followed by 4 months (at least) in bottle.
about 10 days at 78°F
Serving Temperature: 53 - 57° F
Training system: Guyot Simple Terroir: silty-marly soil alternated with sand. Calcareous soil.
Evolution: 8/10 years if kept in a cool and dark place
Food Pairing Notes
Fragrant, firm, and versatile at the table. Excellent with soups and pastas, chicken and roasted meats, game and mild cheeses. Better with cured meats, roasted sausages, eggplant Parmesan or steaks.