Vietti – Barbera d’Alba Scarrone

R745.00

The grapes are selected from the single vineyard Scarrone in Castiglione Falletto, nearby the winery. The vineyard has 6500 plants per hectare with a production of 36 hl/ha. For approximately 2 weeks, the must is kept in open stainless-steel tanks for alcoholic fermentation at 26-28°C. After this, the wine macerates for another week and then is moved to oak for malolactic.
Aging: 18 months between big oak barrels and barriques. Bottles unfiltered.
Description: Ruby purple colour with intense aromas of ripe red and black cherries. With refreshing acidity, rich tannins, full body, the single vineyard Scarrone has finesse, excellent balance, great complexity, integration and a long lingering finish.
Food Pairings: Hearty stews, seasoned pasta and poultry with rich sauces, game, roasted red meats and sharp cheese

6 in stock

Product Size: 750 ml
SKU: VIE/SCAR/15 Categories: , ,

Description

The grapes are selected from the single vineyard Scarrone in Castiglione Falletto, nearby the winery. The vineyard has 6500 plants per hectare with a production of 36 hl/ha. For approximately 2 weeks, the must is kept in open stainless-steel tanks for alcoholic fermentation at 26-28°C. After this, the wine macerates for another week and then is moved to oak for malolactic.
Aging: 18 months between big oak barrels and barriques. Bottles unfiltered.
Description: Ruby purple colour with intense aromas of ripe red and black cherries. With refreshing acidity, rich tannins, full body, the single vineyard Scarrone has finesse, excellent balance, great complexity, integration and a long lingering finish.
Food Pairings: Hearty stews, seasoned pasta and poultry with rich sauces, game, roasted red meats and sharp cheese

Additional information

Wine Region

Piemonte / Piedmont

Appellation

Barbera d’Alba DOC

Wine Estate

Vietti

Wine Cultivar

Barbera

Vintage

2015

Food Pairing

Cheese – Hard Matured (24+month Parmigiano and similar), Game Meat, Red Meat Stew / Poitjie / Braised meats, Spicy Mediterranean Dishes, Tomato based dishes – pastas – soups, Vegetarian Curry

Size

750 ml

Wine Style

Elegant, Full-bodied, Structured

Suggested for

Cellaring / Collecting, Classic Wines, Friendly Evening, Gift Idea