Barbera d’Alba "Vigna Martina" Cru DOC

Elio Grasso

Pronunciation
VEE-na Mart-ena
Year
Current
Type
Red
Winery
Elio Grasso
Region
Piemonte
Oenologist
Gianluca Grasso and Piero Ballario (oenological consultant)

Overview

It shows generous toasted oak and jammy fruit with much length and persistence on the palate. Aged twelve months of barrique of which half are new. Drink now-2010

Wine Notes

Grape Variety
100% Barbera
Vinification
Fermentation for 12-16 days in stainless steel tanks, with daily pumping over. Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel
Aging
Racked into half-new, half one-year-old French oak barriques to mature for 12 months
| Appearance
Dark ruby red
| Aroma
Wonderful red plum, cherry, great minerality.
| Taste
Wonderful meaty style barbera, red fruit with sweet refined tannins and elagant acidity.
| Serving Suggestions
Smoked BBQ ribs, grilled lamb, steaks and salmon. Roasted vegetables

Barbera d’Alba "Vigna Martina" Cru DOC

Suggested Retail:
$48.00
CSPC#:
702832
Available Sizes:
750ml
Bottles Per Case:
6