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The Valeirano Barbaresco DOCG by La Spinetta presents itself with a dark cherry red and an almost exotic bouquet in the glass. Rather, this is reminiscent of a barolo with notes of truffle and marzipan. Furthermore, it reveals wonderful fruit notes of dark berries.
This Nebbiolo is concentrated on the palate, lush and present with the aromas of dried currants and berries. Fine tannins and mineral charges lead into its long finale.
Vinification for the Valeirano Barbaresco DOCG from La Spinetta
After harvesting the grapes, alcoholic fermentation takes place for 7 to 8 days, followed by malolactic fermentation in new French oak barrels lasting about 20 to 22 months. Before bottling, this red wine is placed in stainless steel tanks for 3 months, followed by refinement in the bottle for a further 12 months. No filtration or clarification takes place before filling.
Food recommendation for the Valeirano Barbaresco DOCG from La Spinetta
Enjoy this dry red wine with strong dishes of pork and beef, roasts, grilled meat or with strong cheeses. This Nebbiolo is also a real treat for itself.
Awards for the Valeirano Barbaresco DOCG from La Spinetta
- Vinous - Antonio Galloni: 93+ points (vintage 2010)
- Robert Parker / The Wine Advocate: 96 points (born 2010)
- Gambero Rosso: 2 glasses (vintage 2010)
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|Type of Wine:||Red wine|
|Wine acidity in g/l:||5,4|
|Sub region:||Barbaresco DOCG (IT)|
|Occasion & Theme:||Gift for good friends , wedding , Romantic Dinner|
|Ageing in:||small barrel|
|Quality Classification & Rating:||DOCG Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita|
|Awards:||Robert Parker - The Wine Advocate - 96 Punkte , Vinous Antonio Galloni - 93+ Punkte , Gambero Rosso - 2 Gläser , Wine Spectator - 92 Punkte|
|Maturation:||stainless steel tank , bottle-aged|
|Aromas & Palate Notes:||Caramel , Blackberry , Vanilla , Juniper berry|
|Optimal serving temperature in °C:||15 - 18|
|Food Pairing:||dark food , Bright and hearty dishes , spicy food|
|Glass recommendation:||Burgundy glass|
|Bottle design & equipment:||Burgundy bottle|
|Bottle size in l:||0,75|
|Shelf life in years from vintage:||20+|
|Alcohol % ABV:||14,5|
|Allergens & Misc. Ingredients:||contains sulfites and sulfur dioxide|
|Distributor:||La Spinetta - Via Annunziata 17 - 14054 Castagnole delle Lanze - Italien|