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Barbera D'Asti DOCG Superiore Mora di Sassi Nizza, Magnum, Red Wine

Malgra
Product ID: 400089
  • Italy Italy
  • Piemont Piemont
  • Red Red
  • Dry Dry
  • 13.5% 13.5%
  • 1.5 L 1.5 L
  • Barbera Barbera
  • 16-18°C 16-18°C

Taste characteristics

  • Light Full bodied
  • Smooth Tannic
  • Dry Sweet
  • Soft Acidic

Other classifications

  • Vegetarian Vegetarian
  • Vegan Vegan
  • 100% Organic 100% Organic

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Description

Barbera D'Asti DOCG Superiore Mora di Sassi Nizza

The “Mora di Sassi” vineyard is located in the township of Nizza Monferrato, in the heart of Nizza DOCG territory at about 200 m above sea level, south-facing. It is 3.5 hectares large, and its soils are prevalently limestone and clay. “Mora di Sassi” represents an important expression of the barbera grape, a symbolic variety of Piedmontese viticulture. The wine is intense and characterized by its strong identity from its vineyard of origins and from the time spent aging in oak barrels. The result is a mature, full, and complex Barbera.

Grapes:
100% Barbera

Color:
Dark ruby red with typical purple reflections.

Aroma:
Fine and ample, with notes of spices and mature fruit, vanilla, coffee beans and cacao.

Taste:
Velvety, harmonic, and well-balanced, with a pleasantly intense, long and persistent finish.

Aging:
From 9 to 12 months in barrels and at least 12 in the bottle.

Food pairing:
Mixed delicatessen, ravioli, roasted poultry and slow-cooked meats.

Store Features

Manufacturer
Malgra

Malgra Winery is located in Mombaruzzo, the heart of the Monferrato region, near Asti, a land of charm abounded by the colors and aromas of its viticulture. The history of the winery begins with two families of winegrowers, Bonfante and Chiarle for whom...

Type of Grape
Barbera

Best-known for its starring role in Piedmont's Barbera d'Alba and Barbera d'Asti wines, Barbera is a northern Italian grape producing fresh, light-bodied red wines with low tannins. When young, most Barbera wines have a bright-red cherry character, distinguished from Nebbiolo by softer tannins and a certain roundness. When matured in barrel and allowed to age in bottle for a few years, this turns to a denser, sour-cherry note.

The region
Asti - Piemont

Each of the different styles of wine d'Asti has its own wine-growing area defined but also overlapping in some places. The vineyards area for Asti DOCG wine covers an area of the hills in the south of Asti. It stretches over 50 communes in the provinces...

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