The Cipressi wine gets its name from the Cipressi trees that are atop one of the hillsides of the chateau. Its color is ruby red with excellent depth and brilliant reflections. The fragrance is intense, with excellent complexity and pleasant notes of raspberries, cherries, and blackberry fruits.

95 Points
Wine Enthusiast
2015 vintage
91 Points
Blue Lifestyle
2015 vintage
Harvest Note
The weather conditions enabled a very selective harvesting, waiting till each variety reached its perfect technological and phenological ripeness, which made all the difference. It will be an unforgettable vintage. 2015 is a vintage to remember as one of the greatest of the last two decades.
Tasting Note
Cipressi Nizza is an ample, well-structured wine that possesses excellent harmony and freshness.
Food Pairing
This is a very pleasant wine, easy to match with many international dishes. It is especially good with pasta dishes with different sauces as well as poultry and red meats (beef and pork).
Technical Data
GRAPES: 100% Barbera
APPELLATION: Barbera Nizza
PH: 3.53
ACIDITY: 5.81 g/l
ABV: 14%
Unique Selling Points
  • Nizza DOCG - Previously part of Barbera d'Asti DOCG, elevated to its own DOCG in 2014
  • From the better exposed vineyards of the La Court Estate
  • Very low yield, hand harvested with summer thinning of excess bunches
  • Matured for one year in large oak casks, refined at least 6-8 months in bottle

About the Grape

Barbera
With relatively high acidity with low tannins, Barbera’s tart red berry aromas and flavors have spicy, herbal notes. Styles range from light quaffers to dense, concentrated wines for aging.
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