Vinchio Vaglio Barbera Superiore “Tre Vescovi” D.O.C.G.


THE PRODUCER: Vinchio Vaglio


THE CHARACTERISTICS:

Region: Piedmont

Denomination: Barbera d’ Asti Superiore DOCG

Grape-variety: Barbera 100%

Alcohol: 13.5%

Vintage: 2015

Aging: For twelve months, six of which in oak barrels

Color: It has a ruby- red colour with orange overtones and an excellent body.

Nose: The Barbera Superiore Tre Vescovi has a strong bouquet of dried fruits and slightly “boisé” (woody flavour)

Taste: Its taste is dry and long-lasting.

Serving temperature: 18°C
Winemaking Grape-stalks removal and pressing; maceration process at controlled temperature in programmable vats.

Pairings: Tasty first courses, with meat or mushroom sauces. It also is excellent with matured, spicy and marbled cheeses.

Thanks to its characteristics, Barbera is suitable for ageing in barrels. The “Barbera Superiore Tre Vescovi” is aged in oak barrels during a space of time (at least, six months) which varies according to recurrent wine-tastings. Barrel ageing makes this wine unalterable in time.

 18.60

Minimum 6 Mixed Bottle Order

After the first selection for “Barbera Vigne Vecchie” grapes, the remaining grapes with higher sugar-content are used to make the “Barbera d”Asti Superiore”. The name “Superiore” (superior) is only given if wine meets high quality standards: grapes must have a natural higher sugar-content and wine must be aged for twelve months, six of which in oak barrels.

Thanks to its characteristics, Barbera is suitable for ageing in barrels. Their “Superiore” is aged in oak barrels during a space of time (at least, six months) which varies according to recurrent wine-tastings. Barrel ageing makes this wine unalterable in time.

Additional information

Weight 0.75 kg
Producer

Vinchio Vaglio