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Fazzoletto Barbera Passito Appassimento - Affordable Wine
(Red wine)

Fazzoletto barbera passito appassimento

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This wine is a rediscovery of the old tradition of using partially-dried grapes to add richness and concentration. The Barbera grapes were grown on southwest-facing slopes in the Monferrato hills, at 250-400m altitude. Soils here are clay and limestone. Following the traditional passito technique - a portion of ripe Barbera grapes (around 20%), left on the vine for nearly a month after the main harvest to sun dry, were blended with fresh Barbera grapes before fermentation. This sweetens, enriches and softens the resulting acidity.

A fleshy and juicy red with aromas of sweet ripe plums and cherries. The palate shows ripe fruit-forward characters of cherry and wild plum and the ripe rounded finish is balanced by fresh bramble acidity.

A good match for roast poultry or game, or rich stews and pasta dishes.

  • Appassimento
  • Italian
  • Red Wines
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian

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