Ascheri-Barolo

Ascheri Matteo Barolo

WHY WE LOVE IT

  • A Barolo produced in the traditional way with a blend of different vineyards.
  • Serve it at 14/16 degrees Celsius.
  • This wine will cellar for 18/20 years if kept in a cool dark place.

Varietal Composition: 100% Nebbiolo

Elaboration: Fermentation is about 15 days at 28 degrees Celsius.

Tasting Notes: Intense garnet red color. Rich and composite bouquet of sweet spices, dried flowers, leather and undergrowth. harmonious, well structured with elegant tannins and great balance and complexity. Elegant and powerful wine at the same time.

PRESS

2017 – 93 Wine Enthusiast

2016 – 92 Wine Enthusiast | 92 Wine Advocate

2015 – 93 Wine Spectator | 91 Wine Advocate

PRODUCER BACKGROUND

The Giacomo Ascheri Cellars originated in the early 19th Century in La Morra, a picturesque little hilltop town founded in the 12th Century. Early on, the family developed a vine cultivation method considered innovative for its time. In 1880, they moved the winery to the nearby town of Bra, a more convenient distribution location. Both Bra and La Morra are in the Langhe area of northern Italy’s Piedmont region, about 60 Km south of Turin. This area produces some of Italy’s best wines.

Matteo Ascheri and his son, Giuseppe, subscribe to the winemaking philosophy of non-intervention, using technology in moderation and aging the wine in large casks. Their goal is to capture the most faithful expression of the vineyard, with respect to the wine’s elegance, finesse, natural concentration, and balance.

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