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Barbera del Monferrato Sparkling DOC "La Monella" 2020

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Braida - Giacomo Bologna
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Red Wine
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Denomination and Grapes
Barbera, Barbera del Monferrato
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0,75 Litres
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Service temperature
14 / 18 ° C
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Meat, Aged Cheese, Cured meats


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Tasting Note

Il Barbera del Monferrato "The Monella" it's a barbera vinified in 100% purity, it is cheerful, convivial, lively and sparkling. It is the label that represents the story of Braida, the company of Giacomo Bologna, which already in 1969 won with the Sparkling Barbera "The Monella", the Gold medal at the National Wine Competition Douja d'Or of Asti. From that moment on it became the winery par excellence in the production of the appellation, which was little appreciated at the time. With the Barbera, Giacomo Bologna wrote the history ofItalian enology. It is a wine of sensational organoleptic characteristics: It shows up with a colore ruby red, with purple hues, a lively and slightly sparkling foam; The bouquet it is fresh, fragrant, with hints of red fruit and slightly spicy hints; To the palate fresh, lively, with a good and soft structure.

Tasting Guide

Il Red Wine, especially the more ones maturi, are characterized by ahigh presence of tannins within them, they guarantee it longevity and body, as well as a high astrigency and little acidity. There service temperature aims to enhance the notes soft and of wine and to mitigate his tannicity and eventual bitterness. The greater the structure el 'aging of red wine, the greater must be his service temperature. The temperature that we suggest fluctuates between the 14%, For young wines, Up to 20% for more wines aged and structured.

Recommended pairings

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Il Red Wine it is very simple to combine to a good dish, it does not require large elaborations. A classic is to combine this wine with dishes based on meat, in order to best express theirs flavor, in case the meat was Bianca it is better to opt for a red more young o light. A good glass of red does not disappoint even with cold cuts o aged cheeses, manages to transform a simple meal into an exceptional one mix of flavors.

La cellar piedmontese Braida - Giacomo Bologna it stands out mainly for its own Barbera of the highest quality, no cellar in Italy in this way it has specialized in the production of this appellation. Giacomo Bologna, the founder, has carried out decades of studies on the native vine, managing to make the Barbera one of the Red wines more important thanItaly e of the world, inspiring generations of winemakers after him. The "Bricco dell'Ucccellone”And other wines have become the history of the enology of our country. Today, the company is managed by the children: Giuseppe e Raffaella, both expert winemakers, with the aim of continuing to honor the legacy that Giacomo Bologna has donated to the wine culture, with the use of increasingly advanced technologies and techniques in the production of these nectars. The company spans more than sixty hectares in the lands of Rocchetta Tanaro, is one of the largest wineries inItaly. The products of the cellar are now of international fame, represent the quality of the Piemonte all over the world, thanks to its famous labels: "Bricco dell'Uccellone","Montebruna","The Monella","The Kiss","Bricco della Bigotta" and many others. In our online wine shop you can buy the best wines from the cellar Braida - Giacomo Bologna at a great price.

REGION: Piemonte

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Il Piemonte it is one of the most important Italian regions for its wine culture and for the quantity of bottles of wine produced annually. He is most famous for his own Red wines high quality but does not disappoint in the production of either White wines e sparkling. The wines of the region are very popular in Italy andabroad, the reason for this success is due to the great variety of grapes available in the region, this allows the creation of more 40 DOC denominations and more than 10 DOCG denominations. The most important wines of the region are: the Barbera, Barbaresco, Barolo, Nebbiolo and Dolcetto d'Alba. They are wines from organoleptic characteristics very interesting that go perfectly with typical local dishes. In our online wine shop it is possible to buy the best Piedmontese wines.

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