Barbera d'Asti "Montebruno", Braida

Barbera d'Asti "Montebruno", Braida - 2016

Item # 41592 750mL
$25.96/ Single Bottle
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Tasting Notes

Montebruna is a Barbera with grapes from the village of Asti, specifically from the estate vineyard in Rochetta Tanaro. This is a fragrant red wine that was fermented in steel tanks and then further aged in large oak barrels for a year before bottling.


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