'Funtani' Barbera d'Alba Superiore DOC, Cordero di Montezemolo
'Funtani' Barbera d'Alba Superiore DOC, Cordero di Montezemolo
Deep, intense colour. Fresh bouquet with hints of raspberry, black currant and blackberry. Hot and spicy. Complex, substantial and velvety flavour.

Country and Region: Italy,Piedmont

Classification: Superiore DOC

Producer: Cordero di Montezemolo

Wine Style: Red

Grape Varieties : Barbera

Vinification: Short 15-day fermentation with maceration in stainless steel tanks for 4-5 days and frequent re-passing of must over the lees. Malolactic fermentation takes place in wood until December. The wine is then matured for 15 months in French oak barrels, followed by at least six months of aging in the bottle.

ABV: 14.5%

Closure: Natural Cork

Note: James Suckling, 93 points; Wine Spectator, 90 points; Vinous Media, 89 points, 2 Bicchieri Rossi, Gambero Rosso 2017

Case Size: 6

Case price: £ 233.70

Bottle Price: £ 38.95