Following the tradition in our small village Borgomasino
the primordial passito wines were produced with red berried grapes. It is a Wine made by dried and carefully selected grapes of '' Barbera '' from "Il Chioso" vineyard (Morainic origin) in Borgomasino. The grapes are gathered in September and hanged up into fruit cellar for a natural drying according to the best Canavese tradition. In the first days of March, after having been dried for five months, the grapes are selected and pressed slowly. The must obtained is fermented in a steel drum and there aged for 1 year.
Color: ruby red with purple glares, clear and very consistent in the glass
Bouquet: full, spicy, with predominant hints of plums in alcohol, dried plums, raisins. Cloves
Taste: fresh, tannic, sweet, full, harmonious, enchanting with good structure and persistence, with an aftertaste of dried plum.
• Grape variety: Barbera
• Denomination: red wine made from dried grapes
• Production area: Borgomasino Canavese - Piedmont
• Type of terrain: Morainic
• Grape variety: Barbera100%
• Harvest period: End of September
• Collection method: Manual
• Bottles produced: about 400 CA.
Food and wine pairing: good pairing with dry pastries, ideal with Torcetti al Butter, and Panettone in the Christmas period.