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Barbera d’Alba DOC
Mattia and Giovanni
DENOMINATION: Barbera d’Alba DOC.
GRAPE VARIETIES: 100% Barbera
AREA OF PRODUCTION: Roero
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14%
FORMAT: 75 cl
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16-18°C
TYPE OF WINE: Red
AGING: 6 months in oak barrels
PAIRINGS: Risottos and pastas with truffles, red meat, roasts, strong-flavored cheeses
Black Truffle cow’s milk cheese “Trüffelo”
Dinners with friends
WE CHOSE IT BECAUSE
Barbera finds one of its best expressions in the soils surrounding Alba
Giovanni and Mattia grow their Barbera vines without using herbicides and exclusively by hand. The soils are located about 260 meters above sea level in the town of Govone, a few kilometers from Alba. Thanks to the 2020 vintage, warm but with good hydration of the soils, the Barbera had a harmonious and aromatic ripening. Fermentation takes place in steel barrels, with a 7-day maceration on the skins, while aging continues for 6 months in 20-hectoliter French oak barrels.
In addition to tasty food pairings, such as those with truffle dishes (Alba is also famous for being the land of white truffles!), with cheeses with not-too-delicate flavors and with red meat, Barbera also lends itself to be used to cook fantastic traditional Piedmontese recipes: risotto alla Barbera and braised beef with Barbera are two truly delicious dishes that you can prepare and accompany right with a glass of Barbera di Ghëddo!
INGREDIENTS AND BENEFITS
A glass of wine a day keeps the doctor away!
It is clear that wine is not harmful to our bodies, as a substance given to us by nature in the form of fruit from which man over the centuries has managed to obtain this heavenly beverage. We can guarantee that our winemakers work by following ancient methods, supported by the aid of contemporary technologies: this is why we feel confident in affirming that Italian wine, the real one, is a panacea for body and mind.
The presence of polyphenols in wine (to a lesser extent in white wines and in large quantities in reds, especially when aged) provides constant protection against cellular oxidation, the main culprit of aging and cellular deterioration.
Perhaps even more obvious and important, however, are the psychological benefits that a good glass of Italian wine can give you: the lightheartedness it gives to an evening with friends, the romance it helps to create in a couple’s dinner, the passion it is able to unleash in anyone lucky enough to taste its essences.
We receive your order, prepare it and ship it in 24/36 hours.
We are aware that excellent products need excellent packaging and at the same time we cannot risk damaging in any way the precious Italian culinary jewels: for this reason our warehouse is equipped with temperature and lighting ideal for food preservation and the most delicate ones (cheeses, cold cuts and craft beers) are stored inside cold rooms. During shipping, on the other hand, each product is protected with the packaging most appropriate to its characteristics.
Cheeses and cured meats, which despite being aged require special care, travel accompanied by a special slow-release gel ice inside isothermal bags: in this way freshness is preserved until the goods arrive at your home.
For our craft beers, which are unpasteurized and therefore more sensitive to high temperatures than normal, we use special isothermal bubble wrap, which can ensure that the accumulated cold is maintained for the shipping time while protecting the bottles from shocks.
To secure the precious bottles of Italian wine, we have equipped ourselves with special inflatable bags, designed solely for the purpose of immobilizing and protecting this product inside the box.
For jars containing a thousand Italian goodnesses, we use special protective bubble wrap liners.
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