Ascheri Barolo DOCG 2017
WE 93 points
Characteristics: • intense garnet red colour • rich and composite bouquet of sweet spices, dried flowers, leather and undergrowth • harmonious, well structured with elegant tannins and great balance and complexity • elegant and powerful wine at the same time Serve at: 14°/16°C Try it with: roasted, skewered and grilled red meats and ripe cheeses. Evolution: 18/20 years if kept in a cool and dark place.
24 months in large Slavonian oak barrels, 70% of these were new oak 30% used and for 12 months in stainless steel before bottling.
15 days then 50% of them extended for 25 days as a submerged cap.
Serving Temperature: 57 - 60° F
Food Pairing Notes
Best served with roasted meat or the staple Piemontese pot roast "Stracotto al Barolo" slowly simmered in Barolo wine , game birds or powerful cheeses.