Reyna Barbaresco DOCG 2017

Michele Chiarlo

Reyna Barbaresco DOCG 2017 play

Region: Italy / Piedmont / Barbaresco
Grapes: 100% Nebbiolo

The vineyards lie on the steep, southwest facing Langhe hillsides. Grapes are harvested an average of 10 to 15 days later than normal, resulting in extremely rich musts high in sugar and lower in acidity. Temperature controlled fermentation is followed by malolactic fermentation and aging in French Allier and Slavonian oak followed by additional aging in bottle.

90 Points

Wine & Spirits

2017 vintage
93 Points

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2017 vintage
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harvest note

The 2017 vintage was characterized by a long summer with very little rain. Therefore, agronomic practices were adapted in the vineyards that allowed us to preserve humidity in the soil and freshness of the grapes. Exceptional work was done to oxygenate the roots: the leaves in front of the bunches are not removed to prevent risk of burns and delaying of the clusters thinning operations took place in late summer. The climate in the autumn was characterized by cool nights and warm days leading to perfect ripeness of the grapes one week early than the classic harvest time.

tasting note

Noble complex ethereal notes, wild fruit and spices .Taste is ample, aristocratic, remarkable fine tannins with long finish balanced full of flavor.

food pairing

This is a great wine for roasts, large game such as wild boar and venison and game birds such as pheasant, quail and partridge.

technical data

GRAPES: 100% Nebbiolo
PH: 3.6
ACIDITY: 5.7 g/L
ABV: 14.08%
AGING: The wine was aged for 2 years, 18 months in casks, followed by refinement in bottle

points of distinction

  • It is a very Aristocratic and elegant Barbaresco
  • The grapes arrive from great vineyards in Barbaresco and Neive
  • Low yeld in vineyards, traditional aging in large oak, allow to show an authentic Barbaresco with silky tannin also when get out on the market
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“My aim has always been but one: quality.”

– Michele Chiarlo, Winemaker

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