Merwida

7th Generation Family Vintners

Barbera

  

This easy growing vines are 15 years old and produce 8 ton/ha.  It was harvested in middle March and fermented in stainless steel tanks at 24°C for 10 days.  The wine was matured for 12 months in 1st, 2nd and 3rd fill in French Oak Barrels.

Tasting Notes

Rich blackberry fruit with a hint of liquorice and spices.  Smooth and light tannins with a long aftertaste.

Serving Suggestions

The temperature of your Barbera should be between 13 - 18°C.  You can decant your wine 30 minutes before drinking.  Barbera will compliment dishes like game, mushrooms and herbaceous cheeses.  Bright acidity in the wine will make a rich and fatty dish complete.

Fun Facts

Barbera has old school vibes accredited to ancient origins.  An Italian Count in the 17th century first cited Barbera wines as a favourite with army officers thus beginning the ongoing catch phrase for Barbera, “the people’s wine” or as the Count documented a “sincere companion”.


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