Get to know: Agricola Gaia di Chiari, Brich Barbera DOC
This is a bright and juicy Barbera, cultivated on the slopes of Montferrato in Piemonte. The nose is bursting with cherry and blueberry black fruit with a little juniper and forest floor notes. The palate is full-bodied and richly layered with a juicy fruit core and and fresh acidity leading to an earthy hazelnut and dark chocolate finish.
Try this with a mushroom pasta dish.
"If you are looking for a wine that is easy-drinking, food-friendly and juicy, you should definitely try this Barbera from Piedmont. I'd enjoy this with a comforting bowl of pasta."
A collaboration between Fabrizio Iuli and Les Caves de Pyrene in hilly Monferrato region of Piedmont. The grapes for this Barbera come from the lieux-dit “La Tina”, belonging to Fabrizio’s family for a long time, formerly part of their old winery. The vines are 30 years old plus, and had been abandoned for 15 years before Fabrizio took them back. brief 12-hour maceration in concrete vats, 70% destemmed.