Barbera "Vigna del Noce", Ezio Trinchero

Barbera "Vigna del Noce", Ezio Trinchero - 2012

Item # 41546 1.5L
$128.96/ Single Bottle
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The flagship wine from the Trinchero winery. Vigna del Noce was planted in the hills of Asti in 1929. The old vines results in a red wine that is as fine and example of Barbera as one will find. Treated like a top Barolo, as it is given a forty-five day maceration during the fermentation, and then aged at least 3-4 years in large, old oak botti prior to bottling.

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The most famous grape in Piedmont is the noble Nebbiolo, which makes the long-lived Barolo and Barbaresco. There are plenty of Nebbiolo-based wines that are quite enjoyable in their youth, however, often produced in smaller, lesser-known regions such as Ghemme or Gattinara. Several other Piedmontese grapes make striking and delicious wines: Pelaverga produces light-colored reds with distinctive...

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