Controlled and Guaranteed Designation of Origin 2010

Barbaresco is made from autochthonous Nebbiolo grapes, known since Roman times (II century AD), and cultivated in Barbaresco and its surrounding areas. The name Nebbiolo originates from the late ripening of the grapes, which postpones the harvest to when the first mists (or nebbia) of autumn rise.

Grapes: 100% Nebbiolo
Colour: intense ruby red
Bouquet: ripe fruit
Taste: tannic, persistent
Ageing: 12 months in French oak barrels, 6 months in the bottle

The Wine districts: Northern Italy - Piemonte
Alcohol by volume: 14,5% Vol.
Serving Temperature: 16°-18°C
Best paired with: Red meat - Semi-aged and aged cheese