Barbera D'Asti DOCG Superiore Gaiana Magnum

Malgra
Product ID: 400093
  • Italy
  • Piedmont
  • Red
  • 14.0%
  • 1.5 L
  • Barbera
  • 16-18°C

Taste characteristics

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

Other classifications

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • 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:
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

Pairings:
accompany with roasted, boiled, and grilled meats and savory first courses

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Manufacturer
Malgra

Malgrà winery is located in Mombaruzzo, in the heart of the Monferrato near Asti, a territory where the charm, colors, and aromas of viticulture are intense, creating a beautiful, natural setting for as long as its inhabitants can remember. The winery’s history begins with two vine-growing families, Bonfante and Chiarle. Since the early 1900s, the world of vines and wines was their calling in life. In the beginning, they cultivated vineyards and then sold...

The region
Piedmont

Piedmont is a region in northwest Italy, one of the 20 regions of the country.Piedmont is one of the great winegrowing regions in Italy. More than half of its 700 square kilometres (170,000 acres) of vineyards are registered with DOC designations. It produces prestigious wines as Barolo and Barbaresco from the Langhe near Alba, and the Moscato d'Asti and sparkling Asti from the vineyards around Asti. The city of Asti is about 55 kilometres (34 miles) east...

Type of Grape
Barbera

Barbera is a dark-skinned wine grape variety found in several Italian wine regions, including its native Piedmont, Emilia-Romagna, Puglia, Campania and even the island regions, Sicily and Sardinia. At the turn of the 21st Century, it was Italy's third most-commonly planted red wine grape, after Sangiovese and Montepulciano. Barbera grapes are used both in blended wines and varietals – the latter are becoming increasingly common as Italy continues its move...

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