Barbera D'Alba Serra 2012 AG90

Barbera D’Alba Serra 2012
Paitin Di Pasquero-Elia

Region: Piemonte, Italy

Appellation: DOC Dolcetto D'Alba

Grape(s): 100% Barbera

Aging: 12 Months in Slavonian OAK

Closure: Natural Cork

Style: Dry Red

Alcohol: 13.5%
This Barbera comes from Paitin’s vineyards in Serraboella, planted between 1981 and 1984. The grapes are harvested at the end of September, then crushed and fermented in roto-fermenter for eight days at 26 to 28 degrees Celsius. Malolactic fermentation and aging occurs in Slavonian oak for 12 months, with an additional two months in stainless steel tanks.

Reviews & Awards
“Paitin's 2012 Barbera d'Alba Serra jumps from the glass with dark red cherries, plums, spices, rose petals and tobacco are some of the many notes that meld together in the 2012 Barbera d'Alba Serra. Sweet floral and spice notes flesh out in an ample wine that overdelivers big time. The Serra was aged exclusively in Slavonian oak.”

Antonio Galloni, Vinous Antonio Galloni
90-92 Points

“In the spring of 2010, the Pasquero-Elia brothers enlisted the services of consulting oenologist Dante Scaglione, who spent 16 years alongside Bruno Giacosa.”
Antonio Galloni, Vinous Antonio Gallon

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