Braida – Montebruna Barbera d’Asti

R350.00

Among Giacomo Bologna’s – founder of Braida – greatest dreams was the desire to purchase a vineyard block in Rocchetta Tanaro, which allowed for the characteristic of the region of the Monferrato Astigiano to shine through in the wine. This vineyard was called ‘Montebruna’ and created wines with intense perfume and density. After Giacomo passed away in 1990 his son, Giuseppe, was able to resume negotiations and managed to acquire, after a 7 year process, the vineyard.
This wine is an intense ruby colour with purple hints. The nose is pronounced and youthful. Austere fruit flavours of sour cherry, black currant and elderberry are spiced by black pepper notes and softened by hints of violet. The palate is of a traditional rustic and nervy style. The crisp acidity lends sapidity and structure to the wine. The low tannins are ripe and very well integrated. The wine leaves a fresh sensation.

60 in stock

Product Size: 750 ml
SKU: BRA/MBRU/16 Categories: , ,

Description

Among Giacomo Bologna’s – founder of Braida – greatest dreams was the desire to purchase a vineyard block in Rocchetta Tanaro, which allowed for the characteristic of the region of the Monferrato Astigiano to shine through in the wine. This vineyard was called ‘Montebruna’ and created wines with intense perfume and density. After Giacomo passed away in 1990 his son, Giuseppe, was able to resume negotiations and managed to acquire, after a 7 year process, the vineyard.
This wine is an intense ruby colour with purple hints. The nose is pronounced and youthful. Austere fruit flavours of sour cherry, black currant and elderberry are spiced by black pepper notes and softened by hints of violet. The palate is of a traditional rustic and nervy style. The crisp acidity lends sapidity and structure to the wine. The low tannins are ripe and very well integrated. The wine leaves a fresh sensation.

Additional information

Wine Region

Piemonte / Piedmont

Appellation

Barbera d’Asti DOCG

Wine Estate

Braida

Wine Cultivar

Barbera

Vintage

2016

Food Pairing

Cheese – Aged, Cold Meats Charcuterie (Prosciutto / Salame / Mild Chorizo), Meat Risotto, Tomato based dishes – pastas – soups, Umami Flavours, White Meats – Poultry/Rabbit/Turkey

Size

750 ml

Wine Style

Fresh, Fruity, Medium-bodied

VARIETY: Friulano
YIELD/HECTARE: 60 quintals
HARVEST PERIOD: End of September
VINEYARD PRACTICES: Manual
FERMENTATION VATS: Classic stainless steel fermenters
FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE: 15°C-18°C
ALCOHOL BY VOLUME: 13.5% vol.
LENGTH OF FERMENTATION: 15 – 20 days
MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION: None
MATURATION METHOD: stainless steel
LENGTH OF MATURATION: 6 months in stainless steel