Italian wine classification is like a pyramid. Look at the top: you will see the best wine. You will see Barbera d’Asti.
When you combine the history of Monferrato with the passion and soul and knowhow of the people involved in making the region’s wines, you get something truly unique: Barbera d’Asti.
Not only wine cooperatives produce great value Barberas, they convey significant social and cultural roles
What does it mean Terroir?
Hills rolling everywhere, historical towns and castles growed on rocky hills, smooth slopes covered with vineyards. This is Monferrato, an Unesco World Heritage Site.
…things start to come together for Monferrato in a way that does, empirically, make the area a unique gem of a wine region; not just within Italy, but within all the world.
I bet that most quality Barberas (I said, quality) showcases as many differences as any other noble grape variety.
There’s something surprising about being in Monferrato…
…The two fell in love, and Adelasia proposed Aleramo to run away together. So it was that one night the lovers left the court, chased by the Emperor’s guards.
A dog and her olfaction, the Monferrato and its king, a passion that smells of history and must. This is Barbera d’Asti Truffle Hunter Leda’s beginning.