Braida – Ai Suma Barbera d’Asti

R995.00

“Ai Suma”, in the local dialect means “We’re there. This is the right level.” This wine is only produced in favorable vintages and represents a ‘peak’ for the Braida wine estate.
PROVENANCE
Cru in Rochetta Tanaro, Northern Italy.
TASTE PROFI LE
A very intense, ruby red colour with garnet hints. An ample bouquet showing rich and complex hints of forest fruits with undertones of vanilla, liquorice and cocoa. A full, weighty palate with great structure, yet still very elegant and sensual. This wine is harmonic and persistent.

6 in stock

Product Size: 750 ml
SKU: BRA/AIS/15 Categories: , ,

Description

Very deep ruby red colour with garnet highlights. Ample, rich and complex bouquet with numerous scents of fruit and a background of vanilla, liquorice and cocoa notes. Full, powerful flavour with a great structure, yet elegant and sensual at the same time, harmonious and very persistent.

Additional information

Wine Region

Piemonte / Piedmont

Appellation

Barbera d’Asti DOCG

Wine Estate

Braida

Wine Cultivar

Barbera

Vintage

2015

Food Pairing

Lamb Stew / Poitjie, Pasta with Meat Sauce, Red Meat Braai/Barbecue, Roasted Vegetables, Tomato based dishes – pastas – soups

Size

750 ml

Wine Style

Austere, Fruity, Full-bodied, Wooded

Suggested for

Cellaring / Collecting, Classic Wines, Gift Idea

Made with late harvested 100% Barbera grapes grown in estate-owned vineyards in Rocchetta Tanaro.

In the Cellar
Temperature controlled maceration on skins takes place for 20 days. The wine spends 15 months in oak casks and then ages in the bottle for a year.

Very deep ruby red colour with garnet highlights. Ample, rich and complex bouquet with numerous scents of fruit and a background of vanilla, liquorice and cocoa notes. Full, powerful flavour with a great structure, yet elegant and sensual at the same time, harmonious and very persistent. Ideal with roasts and meat dishes, also with sauces, and mature cheeses.

Service
Serve at 18°.