Fratelli Antonio & Raimondo Piemonte Barbera
Dive into the rich viticultural tradition of Piedmont with a glass of the 2021 Fratelli Antonio & Raimondo Piemonte Barbera. Named in honor of the founding brothers Antonio and Raimondo Levis, this wine encapsulates the essence of the Barbera varietal, nurtured in the fertile lands under the Barbera d'Alba appellation. The winemaking philosophy at Fratelli Antonio & Raimondo is deeply rooted in tradition, with a strong belief that exceptional wine is born in the vineyard.
This 2021 Piemonte Barbera, a tribute to meticulous viticulture and time-honored winemaking techniques, is manually harvested and sees a rigorous sorting process to ensure only the finest grapes are chosen. The fermentation unfolds in stainless steel tanks, preserving the varietal's characteristic freshness and vibrancy, followed by an eight-day maceration on the skins to enhance the wine's body and flavor profile.
Nose: A gentle swirl reveals a delightful bouquet of ripe red fruits, intertwined with subtle herbaceous notes and a whisper of spice, inviting a closer exploration of this Italian red.
Palate: The first sip unveils a full-bodied, yet smooth texture, laden with flavors of red berries, plum, and a touch of tobacco. The moderate acidity and soft tannins create a well-balanced palate, offering a harmonious blend of fruitiness and earthiness that is quintessentially Barbera.
Finish: The finale is a graceful dance of fruit and terroir, leaving behind a satisfying, warm embrace of Italy's rich winemaking heritage, urging for another sip to relive the experience.
The 2021 Fratelli Antonio & Raimondo Piemonte Barbera, with its robust character and smooth texture, is a versatile companion to a plethora of culinary delights. Its fruit-forward profile pairs excellently with traditional Italian dishes such as lasagna, spaghetti Bolognese, and eggplant Parmesan. The wine's earthy undertones also complement grilled meats and hearty stews, making it a delightful choice for both casual dinners and celebratory feasts. Whether it's a family gathering or a cozy evening with loved ones, this Barbera promises to enhance the meal with a touch of Italian elegance, embodying the cherished legacy of the Fratelli Antonio & Raimondo winery