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Vietti Barbera d'Asti Tre Vigne 2011

Vietti Barbera d'Asti Tre Vigne 750ml 2011   
Sku: 17882

The history of the Vietti winery traces its roots back to the 19th Century. The estate, which has been in the Vietti family for four generations, is based in the village of Castiglione Falletto in Piedmont’s Langhe region. In 1919 Mario Vietti transformed the family’s farm into a grape growing and wine producing business, creating the first Vietti labeled wines. Alfredo Currado married Mario’s daughter Luciana and made a name for Vietti’s single-vineyard Barolo and Barbera. He also put the native Piedmont varietal Arneis on the wine map. In 1990 Alfredo and Luciana’s son Luca joined the family business as winemaker after working at California’s Simi Winery, Opus One, Long Vineyards and Bordeaux’s Mouton-Rothschild. His innovative winemaking utilizes a unique combination of modern and traditional practices. He eliminated equipment that measures acid and tannin levels in favor of a more intuitive approach. Vietti organically farms more than 25 single vineyards with vines up to 90 years of age.

Tasting notes
A medium-bodied wine presenting ripe red cherry aromas, notes of mineral and vanilla with refreshing acidity and soft tannins on the finish.

Technical notes
The grapes are selected from young vines, approximately 10 years old, located in Agliano d’Asti. The must fermented in stainless steel tanks for 14 days, after which the wine was aged for 14 months in French oak barrels or Slavonian oak casks and then transferred to stainless steel tanks for two months until bottling.

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Country: Italy
Region: Piedmont
Sub-Region: Barbera D`Asti
Grape Varietal: Barbera
Type: Still wine
 
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