“Here we are. It’s the right level”; this is the meaning of the dialect term “Ai Suma”. This wine is only produced in particular favourable years which represents the “zenith” of the company.

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APPELLATION:

Barbera d’Asti d.o.c.g.

VARIETY:

Barbera, late harvest.

VINEYARD:

Rocchetta Tanaro.

VINIFICATION:

temperature controlled maceration with intense cap management for 20 days.

MATURATION:

15 months in 225 lt oak barrels followed by ageing in the bottle for 12 months.

CHARACTERISTICS:

very intense ruby red with purple hues. Ample, rich and complex bouquet, with intense notes of wild berries, prunes with vanilla, liquorice and cocoa. A warm mouth feel with a deep structure and at the same time elegant and sensual, harmonious and very persistent. Accompanies heavy meat dishes, roasts, also seasoned meats, game and aged cheeses.

Serve at 18 °C.

Write-ups of 2012

DUEMILAVINI:    
I VINI DI VERONELLI: 95/100
VINI D’ITALIA GAMBERO ROSSO: 
VINI D’ITALIA L’ESPRESSO: 16,5/20
VINIO BUONI D’ITALIA: 
ANNUARIO LUCA MARONI: 90
WINE SPECTATOR: 92/100
ROBERT PARKER: 93/100
GENTLEMAN TOP 100 VINI ROSSI:
63° POSIZIONE

Bottle labels

Ai Suma

Technical sheet PDF

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