Barbaresco 'Asili' Ceretto 2017

The Barbaresco “Asili” by Cerretto is a sample of elegance and prettiness, born from one of the most prestigious cru of the terroir and aged for 24 months in oak barrels. It has a sublte and complex bouquqt of cherries, red fruits jam, flowers, humus and sweet spices. On the palate it is long, pleasant, fine and well-balanced, with freshness and harmonic tannins

156.60 €
Only 3 with immediate availability

Characteristics

Denomination

Barbaresco DOCG

Grape varieties

Nebbiolo 100%

Category

Red Wines

Region

Piedmont (Italy)

Alcohol content

14.0%

Bottle size

75 cl Bottle

Vineyards

From 1 ha of Ceretto family in Asili cru at 230 m above sea level, faced to South adn South-East. Biodynamic farming

Vinification

Fermentation in steel tanks

Aging

24 months in tonneau and in big oak barrels

Production philosophy

Organic, Indigenous yeasts, Independent Winegrowners,

Additional notes

Contains sulfites , da agricoltura Italia o EU , Codice Operatore nr. 2378

Awards and accolades

Robert Parker
2017
95 / 100
James Suckling
2017
94 / 100
Veronelli
2017
93 / 100
Bibenda
2017
Vitae AIS
2017
Gambero Rosso
2017
2 / 3

To enjoy it at its best

Serving temp.
18°-20°C
When to open
To enjoy it at its best, we recommend you to let the wine 'breathe' at least 1 or 2 hours before serving
Glass
Ballon
Ballon

Perfect for robust, full-bodied and intense red wines, which require intense oxygenation to disclose all their deep and complex aromas and enhance the evolution in the glass

When to drink

When to drink

Evolving

Wine good to drink now, but that can have a beautiful evolution after resting for a while in your cellar

You can easily cellar it over 10 years

RED WINE BARBARESCO 'ASILI' CERETTO 2017 DESCRIPTION

Colour Bright ruby red with garnet hues

Scent Very elegant, subtle and rich, with scents of cherries, small red fruits in jam, flowers, humus, cofffee and chocolate

Taste Graceful, elegant, harmonic and very long, with an elegant freshness and fine balanced tannins

producer: Ceretto

Main wines
Barolo, Barbaresco, Nebbiolo, Barbera, Arneis
Foundation year
1937
Hectares of vineyards
160
Annual production
950.000 bt
Enologist
Alessandro Ceretto
Address
Strada Provinciale Alba/Barolo Località San Cassiano, 34 - 12051 Alba (CN)

Perfect to drink with

  • Red Meat Stew
  • Ham and salami
  • Game
  • Roasted and Grilled Meat
  • Pasta Bolognese