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Ezio T. 'Vigna del Noce' Barbera d'Asti 2007
Italy / Red

Ezio T. 'Vigna del Noce' Barbera d'Asti 2007

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Fruit

Earth

Acid

Body

Tannins

The Ezio T. estate is a Barbera specialist located in the Asti hills in the hamlet of Vianoce. The winery is based in the early nineteenth century complex of Agliano Terme, which has been in the family since the 1920s. At this time, two brothers, Secondo and Serafino were running the winery. They then passed on the reigns to Secondo's son, Renato. Renato ran the winery along with his son Ezio until Renato's passing away in 2014. The estate now makes one of the longest-lived and most profound examples of Barbera to be found in all of Italy. The family believes that the underrated Barbera grape is a variety capable of producing wines of profound complexity and serious longevity, if cultivated from old vines in top sites and vinified to allow graceful evolution in bottle. With this in mind, the family farms all of their vines organically and are extremely meticulous with their viticulture. Ezio Trinchero is a close friend of Giampiero Bea of Paolo Bea in Montefalco, and the wines of both estates share a similar style and rustic soulfulness.
Country
Italy
Sub-Region
Barbera d'Asti Superiore
Region
Piemonte
Varieties
Barbera
Farming
Practicing organic
Soil
Clay
Winemaking
Aged for 5 years in 90 year old chestnut casks