Also known as Uncle Nando, this vineyard produces a wine with a powerful fruity aroma, intense color, and extreme refinement. Its terrain is mostly sandy, which is what yields the excellent colors and high acidity. With old vines from 1944, the product produces a high quality wine.
Most recently in 2012, the Barbera Zio Nando scored 90 points with Wine Enthusiast.
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Available bottle sizes: 750ml vintage - Magnum (1500ml) vintage
Varietal: 100% Barbera
Area of Production: Sinio, altitude of 365 m, exposed to the west.
Soil: Sandy, calcareous, sub-alkaline reaction, low nitrogen content and good levels of magnesium
Harvest time: Manual, 30% of vines planted in 1944, selection during the period of colors change
Vinification: 2-day maceration, 10-day fermentation, then aged for 20 months in oak barrels
In the Cellar: 20 months in oak barrels from Slavonia and French barrels, 9 months refinement
Serving Temperature: 16 degrees C
Pairings: salami, parmesan cheese, tuna veal, Russian salad