Barbaresco D.O.C.G.

Barbaresco D.O.C.G.

Our Barbaresco DOCG is made exclusively from Nebbiolo grapes. This wine in young style has a pleasant fruity flavour even if it is often closed on the palate with a tannic finish. During the ageing, the wine reveals typical aromas of violet, dried flowers and spices and the nose develops rich and complex aromas with a softer long finish. A wine for the true connoisseur!

SKU: BBARB20 Category: Tags: ,
Vintage: 2020

Description: Barbaresco is one of the noblest incarnations of the Nebbiolo grape variety, produced near the classic Barolo area, with a very limited quantity, along the Tanaro river, in the North of Alba, precisely in the villages of Barbaresco, Neive and Treiso and in the hamlet of San Rocco Seno d’Elvio. Although it dates back, according to legend, to the time of a Ligurian and then Roman settlement called Barbaritium, its more credible history is relatively recent, since the first document where this wine is mentioned refers to one of the many battles that took place at the end of the 18th century during the war between the Austrian and French troops commanded by Napoleon. In this case, after a monumental Austrian victory at Genola, Barbaresco wine was celebrated.

The Barbaresco vineyards grow at a lower altitude than those in the neighbouring Barolo area and are ‘warmer’, resulting in earlier sugar ripening and different times for polyphenolic ripening.

Harvest: In mid-October, after a green harvest and a careful selection, the grapes are hand harvested in early morning and collected in perforated crates to preserve their integrity, and then delivered to the winery in the afternoon, ready to start the vinification process.

Vinification: After crushing and destalking the grapes, the must is sent to temperature controlled tanks. The alcoholic fermentation and maceration last around 40 days at an initial constant temperature of 23 °C, which gradually rises to 28 °C. This process allows the wine to obtain excellent aromas and to extract the polyphenolic substances from the skin.

Ageing: The malolactic fermentation and ageing take place in big oak casks of 40 HL for about 18 months that help to enhance elegance and typical austerity of wines made from Nebbiolo grapes.

Pairings: pasta with meat sauce, braised meat, guinea fowl, game, baciuà (fried pig trotters), grive, mature cheeses.

Serving temperature: 17 °C.


0,75 L



Grape variety



Barbaresco D.O.C.G.

Alcohol content

14% vol.

Grape: Nebbiolo.

Soil: Calcareous and sandy.

Altitude: 250 m. above sea level.

Exposure: South.

Vine training – density: Guyot. 3500 vines per hectare.

Allergens: Contains Sulphites.



icona coccarda premio

Merum 2023 – 3 hearts



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Gilbert & Gaillard International Challenge 2023 – 93 points



icona coccarda premio

Merum 2022 – 1 heart



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Annuario dei Migliori Vini Italiani (Luca Maroni) 2020 – 90 points



Vini buoni d'Italia - 4 stelle

Vini Buoni d’Italia 2020 – 4 stars


Vitae La Guida Vini - 3 sarmenti

Vitae La Guida Vini 2020 – 3 prunings


icona coccarda premio

Merum 2019 – 1 heart



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