Barbaresco "Fanin" Riserva 2005 - Italy

Barbaresco is among the top Italian red made in Piedmont around the town of Barbaresco, exclusively from Nebbiolo grape, like Barolo. The wines can be big and tannic in their youth, often developing into a complex, exquisite, truffle aroma. It cannot be released before 2 years (the Riserva 4 years) and can age for up to 25 years in the right conditions.

Recommended with Red meats, game and rich sauces.

Winery Information:

The Veglio family has owned the properties "Cascina Bruni" winery for over 100 years, taking great care of the vineyards and the traditional winemaking techniques of high quality standards. From generation to generation their philosophy of producing limited amounts of wines, individually vineyard by vineyard. The ageing of Barolo and Barbaresco takes place in big Slavonic oak, German oak, French oak and chestnut-wood casks for 2/4 years. While Dolcetto d'Alba and the whites Gavi di Gavi, Roero Arneis, Moscato d'Asti and Spumante are released young, the Barbera and Nebbiolo, deserve a special remark because are refined in big Slavonic oak casks for 6-12 months in order to bring out their unique qualities. Naturally 'Big Time' is spent with Barolo for their Oak ageing required.

Brand: Cascina Bruni
Type: Red Wine
Appellation: DOCG