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Azienda Agricola Ressia, Barbaresco Canova DOCG (2011)

$52.99 $49.88

Handcrafted beauty! Only 50 cases made!

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The color of this Barbaresco is a vivid radiant garnet. The nose is full of character, yielding aromas of spiced, brand-soaked fruit with liquorice root and ginger. This old world gem has the classic Barbaresco dusty, mineral notes that make way for a hint of menthol on the finish. On the palate it’s rich, full and rounded with refined elegant tannins underpinned by a subtle acidity.

Pairs well with Red meats and game.
Alcohol by volume: 14%
Dry extract: 33,4 – Total acidity: 6,4

The nebbiolo grapes are lightly crushed before undergoing traditional alcoholic fermentation in steel vats, at a temperature of 30-32°C. By pumping the wine over the caps for 30 minutes, four times a day, the winemaker is able to macerate the must for 10-12 days, after which it is racked to clarify the wine. Once the process of malolactic fermentation is complete, the wine is siphoned into “botticelle” (1,000-litre barrels made with French, Allier-oak staves and heads of Slavonian oak) and 1,500-litre barrels of Slavonian oak, in which it is aged for 26 months. Finally, following a further phase of 1-4 months in steel vats, the wine can be bottled. It will be aged for a further few months in the bottle.


Additional Information
Weight 4.5 lbs
Brand

Azienda Agricola Ressia

Region

Piemonte, Italy

Wine

Red

Rating - Wine Enthusiast

93

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The Winery

The story & passion of Azienda Agricola Ressia Winery.


Azienda Agricola Ressia Winery: The Ressia family’s company has been a family-run business for a hundred years now. Since the early 1900s, it has been involved in grape cultivation and wine production as well as other traditional agricultural activities. From vineyards on the steep slopes of the “Canova Cru” wines of great quality and structure, with intense aromas and persistent products with the simplicity of a small company made up of people who work with passion.

The Region

Piemonte, Italy Wine

Azienda Agricola Ressia, Barbaresco Canova DOCG (2011) was selected from Piemonte, Italy.

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