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Nizza Riserva Generala Bersano

The Massinelli and Soave families are the owners of the Casa Vinicola and during the years, they have built an important wine company, based on tradition; they produced high quality grapes which makes Bersano one of the most important wine centre of Piedmont.

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Grape types
Barbera d’Asti.

Into steel vats.

6 months into vats, 6 months in durmast Slavonia barrels, 18 months into bottles.

Main features
Intense red colour; complex scent with vanilla, cocoa, cherries and spices notes; the taste is persistent, rich and harmonic, with intense fruits tones.

Fresh pasta recipes, meat, game and seasoned cheeses.

Service temperature 
16-18 °C (61-65 °F)

About… Barbera.

Barbera is among the most representative vines of Piedmont and covers about 30% of the 43,000 hectares of vineyard area of ​​the region. Originally from Monferrato, the vine is cultivated mainly in the provinces of Asti and Alessandria, where it reaches its maximum expression in Barbera d’Asti, a wine that obtained the Doc in 1970 and the Docg in 2008. Barbera d’Asti is a wine linked to the ancient rural traditions that today represents a product in continuous evolution, which grows following the new knowledge in the viticultural and enological field.

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