Perrone Barbera d'Asti Tasmorcan

Country: 
Italy
Region: 
Piedmont
Item code: 
IPE106
Vintage: 
2016
Bottle sizes: 
750 ML
Appellation: 
Barbera D'Asti
Wine type: 
Red
Perrone
Varietals: 
Barbera
Grapes from sourced from a vineyard called Mongovone.
Mongovone is a steep, south-facing vineyard located in Isola d’Asti, that is one of the Asti zone’s great vineyard sites.
Clay and limestone.
Hand harvested.
Fermented in stainless steel.
80% of the wine is aged for four months in 25HL botti, the remainder in 225L French oak casks.
The name "Tasmorcan" comes from the name of a badger with the face or snout of a dog in the Piemontese dialect. - Tas = Tasso (Badger) - Mor = Muso o faccia (Muzzle or face) - Can = Cane (dog)
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