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Barbera D'Asti DOCG Superiore Gaiana, Red Wine

Malgra
Product ID: 400092
  • Italy Italy
  • Macedonia Piemont
  • White Red
  • Dry Dry
  • 13.0% 14.0%
  • 0.75 L 0.75 L
  • Viognier Barbera
  • 8-10°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 Gaiana

The “Gaiana” vineyard is located in Mombaruzzo on the right bank of the Belbo river at 150 m above sea level. The vineyards cover about 5 hectares of land, and they benefit from perfect sun exposure. The soil is limestone and clay. “Gaiana” is one of the most representative wines of Malgrà: its smooth flavor and elegance are enriched with its ample bouquet, which matures after 12 months of aging in wood. A wine with a full body, this Barbera is rich and warm.

Grape:
100% Barbera

Yield per hectare:
90 q.

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

Color:
Intense ruby red with typical violet reflections.

Aroma:
Ample and complex with notes of wild berries, cherries, vanilla, coffee beans and cacao.

Taste:
Velvety and harmonic with good balance, a full body, and a persistent spicy finish.

Food pairing:
Accompany with roasted, boiled and grilled meats and savory first courses.

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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