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Barbera d'Asti 'Ca di Pian', La Spinetta

Barbera d'Asti 'Ca di Pian', La Spinetta
  • 100% Barbera sourced from 23 ha. of younger vines grown in two sites: Castagnole and Costigliole where the Bionzo vineyard is located
  •  6-20-year-old vines
  • Calcareous soil
  • 300 meters elevation
  • Southern exposure
  • Harvested during the last week of September to early October
  • Fermentation maceration for 6 or 7 days
  • Aged 12 months in a mix of new and old, medium toasted, French oak barrique, plus two months in bottle
  • 5,800 cases produced annually
Producer:
Vintage:
2017
Country:
Italy
Region:
Piedmont
Appellation:
Barbera d'Asti
Variety:
Barbera
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Sustainable

Press & Reviews

James Suckling

Score:
91
Date:
2020-12-08
Review:
A serious red with blackberry and some plum undertones. Dried mushroom, too. It’s full and slightly chewy with a flavorful finish. Drink now.

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