Barbaresco ‘Bricco Faset’ Riserva

Bottle producer:

vigna qualin

 

Colour:

Red

Bottle size

75 cL

Grape Variety

100% Nebbiolo da Barbaresco

Harvest

late October-early November. The grapes are harvested by hand in perforated baskets to allow air to pass through the bunches. The pressing is soft. Cold maceration for 24 hours at 12°C (for certain years).

Fermentation

“Pied de cuve” with selected yeasts and 15-20 days of fermentation at a controlled temperature (27°C) with open repassing of must over the grape dregs at key stages of the process. Racking and gentle pressing to obtain only the best wine. Natural malolactic fermentation in a temperature controlled environment (20°C).

Ageing

36 months in large 25 hectolitre wooden barrels of Allier and Slavonian Oak. Ageing also in Bordeaux casks (tonneaux) and barriques.

Refining

In the bottle for 12-15 months in a temperature-controlled environment.

Organoleptic Characteristics

Colour

Ruby red, tending to garnet red with ageing.

Bouquet

Jams and strong spices (tobacco and liquorice).

Taste

Very long and lingering aftertaste. Soft and austere with ageing.

Alcohol content

From 13.5% to 14.5% Vol. (Depending on the vintage)

Gastronomic combinations

Main courses of meat and mature cheeses. Interesting pairing with hazelnut tart. Sipping wine.

Region of origin

Product type

Denomination

Winery