Barbera d’Alba is a DOC appellation (Domaine d’Origine Contrôlée) in the Piedmont region of northern Italy since 1970. This corresponds to our French AOC, a guarantee of the quality and provenance of products reserved for red wines. The Barbera d’Alba is produced exclusively in the province of Cuneo, only about ten municipalities in the Alba Valley are allowed to produce this exceptional wine. The Barbera d’Alba are red wines with a ruby red color and beautiful garnet reflections. The nose is intense, almost vinous, characteristic of this unique wine, the notes are often fruity blackberry and sour cherry mixed with spices of licorice. On the palate they release powerful flavors, dry with light tannins, long on the palate its flavors have time to fully express themselves. The name Barbera d’Alba produces wines that you can taste today but also keep in cellar for 5 to 7 years to let them grow.
The best winemakers in the Piedmont region, such as the famous Elio Altare, Correggia, Veglio and Luigi Pira, the new genius of Italian wine, offer these wines that will go perfectly with roasted red meats, cold cuts or even your best dishes. Italian.