Traditional red wine making process, where the must (pulp) ferments together with the grape skins and carefully selected yealts. The wine ferments in controlled temperature in stainless steel containers then matures for a long time in French oak barrels and finally, it is bottled and stored in controlled climate rooms.
This wine in Piedmont, in Valle Roncati, a valley in the Novara hills at the foothills of Monte Rosa. The acidic glacial soil is rich with clay, sand and hundreds of different minerals. Fara is one of the most prestigious appellations in Piedmont. The name comes from one the two villages where the wine is made: Fara and Briona, where this wine was already popular in the Middle Ages among nobles and high clergy.
This red wine has a color between deep ruby and garnet, and a rich bouquet with notes of licorice, red fruits and hints of spices. Saline, bone-dry taste and velvety tannis give this wine an easy drinking palate and a lingering elegant finish.
Foodpairing: Excellent with red meat, game and sharp cheeses.
Serving temperature: 18° C – 20° C – Best if aired for 1 hour before drinking.
Alcohol volume: 13.5%
Location: Colline novaresi
Appellation:Fara DOC – 2011
Grape variety: 70% Nebbiolo, 20% Vespolina, 10% Uva Rara