2017 Michele Chiarlo Barbera d'Asti 16 Mesi Le Orme75cl Volume
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Description of 2017 Michele Chiarlo Barbera d'Asti 16 Mesi Le Orme
2017 Michele Chiarlo Barbera d'Asti 16 Mesi Le Orme (Barbera)
- View: intense ruby red.
- Nose: Fresh and lovely notes of currant, cherry and raspberry aromas of sweet spices and undergrowth sensations
- Mouth: fresh, full-bodied, articulate and slightly salty.
APPELLATION: Barbera d'Asti.
VINEYARD: Vines southern Asti in a soil rich in marine sediments, called "astiane sabbie".
GRAPES: Barbera 100%.
AGEING: 16 months in steel and wood.
PREPARATION: alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in steel tanks with 10 days of maceration on the skins.
WINE PAIRING: sausages and salami, braised white meats, pizza, meat broiled and stewed red meat.
RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16-18 ° C
The company Michele Chiarlo was founded in 1956 by Michele Chiarlo in Calamandrana, in the heart of Asti, producing the first vintage of Barolo in 1958. During the following years the winery, strictly family-run, grew considerably, thanks to important purchases in the best areas of the Langhe, winning land in Cerequio and Cannubi in 1987 and 1989. Today the company is spread over about 110 hectares of vineyards, 60 of which are owned and the remaining 50 with long-term leases, giving rise to just over one million bottles. The management is entrusted to the sons of Michele, Alberto and Stefano: the first deals with commercial development, while the second is winemaker. In the vineyards only native grapes are grown, concentrating on nebbiolo, barbera, cortese and muscat; in the winery the philosophy aims to enhance the characteristics that distinguish the vine contextualized in a given terroir, trying for red wines to use moderately the wood, refining the various crus according to the traditional method, in large barrels or tonneaux.More about the Winery