“Vignotà” Barbera d’Alba DOC (2019) Conterno Fantino, Piemonte
Grape : Barbera d'Alba.
Fruity and herbaceous yet elegant Barbera d'Alba, perfumed with cherries, including both sweet and sour cherries and plums. Full, fresh, flavorful palate. Long, crisp finish.The wine is aged in 2nd-year barriques for 10 months; bottling is around the last week of July, followed by 2 more months’ bottle age.
Food Pairing : Excellent served with roasted red and white meats, and strong cheeses such as: penne with stir-fried beef and red bell pepper, provencal lamb with Mediterranean vegetables, pistachio-crusted pork with plum sauce and fried leeks or spiced venison steaks with red-cabbage confit and red-wine sauce.