Wine Barbaresco "Bricco Asili" DOCG, 2008
Wine of deep ruby color.
The wine shows a generous, luxurious taste with notes of crushed flowers, raspberries, spices and menthol, with a sensual, creamy texture, silky tannins and an elegant finish.
Wine seduces a complex, fascinating aroma, which harmoniously interwoven notes of rose, violet and licorice.
Wine perfectly accentuate the taste of pasta and rice dishes, filed under complicated sauces with meat and mushrooms, will also serve as the perfect accompaniment to lamb and mature cheeses.
Bricco Azili is one of the first farms Ceretto family. It was founded in 1973 and is a rare example of a model for Piedmont "chateau" where the winery is at the center of a small area and uses only grapes from the adjacent vineyard. Wine Barbaresco "Bricco Asili" is made from Nebbiolo grapes growing on a vineyard area of 1.2 hectares at an altitude of 260-290 meters above sea level. Vineyard soil - clay, alluvial, containing a small amount of sand. Exposure - south and south-west. The first vines were planted here in 1970, before this section is not specifically cultivated for 30 years.
Grapes for Barbaresco "Bricco Azili" harvested by hand. After maceration for 10-15 days fermentation is carried in stainless steel at a temperature no higher than 28-29 ° C. Then, a malolactic fermentation. Excerpt wine for at least 2 years in small runs of 300-liter French barrels. Wine storage capacity is 10-15 years.
Ceretto Wine House is currently one of the most famous farms in Piedmont. Ceretto winery founder Ricardo moved to an album in the 30s of the 20th century and started their own business. After nearly thirty years of his sons Bruno and Marcello Ceretto continued the family business begun by him with its own philosophy, due to the new trends of the time. They tried to prove their activities, that they are the most successful and insightful Piedmont winemakers - and that they perfectly turned out. Almost all his life Marcello and Bruno dedicated promote traditional Italian brand Barolo, precisely because of this they are often called "Brothers of Barolo". To date, Ceretto family owns nine farms with a total area of 80 hectares of vineyards, which produced a total of about 700,000 bottles of wine each year. Each of these has its own production farms, and their wine - your own unique style. This is the third generation of the family Ceretto carefully preserves the traditions, putting his soul and his talent in the production of fine wines, which confirm the high reputation of the winery Ceretto, receiving top awards at various prestigious competitions.