Snapshot
Vintage: 2016
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: Italy
Region: Piedmont
Appellation: Barbera D'Asti
Wine type: Red
Varietals: Barbera
Vineyard: Grapes from sourced from a vineyard called Mongovone.
Orientation: Mongovone is a steep, south-facing vineyard located in Isola d’Asti, that is one of the Asti zone’s great vineyard sites.
Soil: Clay and limestone.
Viticulture: Hand harvested.
Vinification: Fermented in stainless steel.
Aging: 80% of the wine is aged for four months in 25HL botti, the remainder in 225L French oak casks.
Notes: 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)