Barbera d’Asti Ad Maiora 6 bottle case

Francesso Scanavino
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Barbera d’Asti Ad Maiora Denominazione di Origine Controllata 6 bottle case

Barbera is another great Piedmontese red. Its origins are very old, and it is one of the most widespread varieties in Piedmont. The Barbera grown around the town of Asti stands out in particular for it grandeur

A powerful wine, with an exquisite bouquet and a taste matching strength with finesse, it is made by an attentive vinification of selected Barbera grapes grown on prime sites in the villages of Agliano Terme, Vaglio Serra, Vinchio,Nizza and Mombercelli.

Angelo Torrielli was born in Paris on 18/12/1947. Since graduating from the wine-making high school in Alba, he has worked for a number of leading wineries in Italy. Currently he follows the production of the entire Francesco Scanavino range of wines.
Piedmont is a beautiful area in northern Italy, the hills passes in the mountains, vineyards in northern passes in the dense forests. It is the second most famous Italian wine region.Barbera is generally widespread historically proven piemont type of wine. This Barbera was born in the nearby town of Asti. Grapes for wine Barbera d'Asti Ad Maiora comes from vineyards facing south and south-west, to maximize use of solar potential. Each vine is zapped to remain a few grapes into which concentrates all the power and taste.

Francesco Scanavino GRAPE-VARIETY: 100% Barbera

SOIL: clayey-calcareous

COLOUR: deep ruby red, tending to garnet on ageing

NOSE: vinous, rich and penetrating, tending to ethereal on ageing

TASTE: dry, with plenty of body and good acidity; slight showing of tannins, but not overbearing, long aromatic finish

CELLAR LIFE: this wine’s structure means that it will keep for up to 10 years stored lying down in a cellar

PAIRINGS: an excellent match for flavoursome pasta dishes, red and white meats, and medium mature cheeses

RECOMMENDED GLASS: wide-bowled tulips for the first 2-3 years; then balloon glasses, with decanting if preferred

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