Barbera d'Asti Superiore Nizza DOCGLa Court

Barbera d'Asti Superiore Nizza DOCGLa Court

“The two hills, next two each other, are garnished at the summit with a ring of cypress trees, evoking something magical. I thought about a night sky full of stars, furrowed by the mysterious outlines of orbits, planispheres, something present. Then the stars superimposed one another where the lines met at crossroads, as if to signal the encounter, like a map of the stars”.

(Giancarlo Ferraris, label designer)

Name:Barbera d'Asti Superiore Nizza DOCG

Grape variety:Barbera

Municipality:Castelnuovo Calcea

Surface area of the vineyard:3 Ha

Soil:Called the ‘astiane sands'’, it consists of calcareous clay marl of sedimentary marine origin, with good presence of lime and sand, rich in microelements, in particular magnesium

Vineyard exposure:The best exposures facing south, south-west

Vineyard elevation:250 m s.l.m.

Harvest:Manuale

Colour:Purple with brilliant ruby hues

Nose:Ample, intense, elegant with notes of black cherry, cocoa, coffee

Taste:Very good structure, fresh, velvety with a long, silky finish

Serving temperature:18°C

Accompanies:Agnolotti with a wild rabbit sauce, tagliolini with porcini, roasted veal and well-matured cheeses

Certification:V.I.V.A. Sustainable wine

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Ratings

3 glasses (for 6 times) Gambero Rosso