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Barbera d'Alba Maggiur 2012

Cascina Luisin

A robust wine, full of personality. Rather pronounced tannins which give some austere taste. If consumed soon after bottling one may encounter some rough edges, which will slowly round up with time.

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Accompagnement
Typical dishes of Piedmont, like roast or risotto.

Availability: In stock

€15.95 *
0.75 Litres (21.27€/L)
PRICE INCL. VAT, EXCL. SHIPPING

Delivery time: 3-7 days

Complexity
Fruit and density

Vine
100% Barbera

Serving Temperature
16°C

Appellation
DOC

Alcohol Percentage
14% vol.

The comment of our oenologist

The Barbera Maggiur is a fun barbera, vinous, emotional, and flavorful. The mouth explodes of fruit and pulp, tannic mineral character and fresh taste. It is the most important Barbera of our selection. A wine that expresses the varietal in a contemporary way.

Details

Winery
Cascina Luisin

Region
Piemonte

Terroir
Exposure: south. Age of the vineyard: over 80 years. Sandy-clay soil. Dry, continental weather. It is important to stress that even if the vineyards of Cascina Luisin are all close to one another, significant organoleptic differences result from the different exposures and soils. Therefore, Cascina Luisin can pass from more structured solutions to softer and more fruity wines.
Grape variety
100% Barbera

Cultivation Method
Growing system: Guyot. Production per hectare: 45 q/ha.
Vinification & Aging
Fermentation: approximately 10 days at a controlled temperature of 28° C in steel tanks to obtain elegance, color, but foremost to preserve the freshness. Aging: 12 months in Slavonian oak barrels.
Analytical Data
Alcohol 14 % vol. Harvest: October
Longevity
The Barbera can be enjoyed young in its version without aging. One can let it rest a few years before tasting in order to explore its superior versions.

To Decant
Not needed.

Allergenic Information
Contains Sulfites
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