Wine "Nuj Suj", Barbera d'Asti DOC, 2016, 1.5 L
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Wine of deep ruby red color.
The wine has a rounded, mild flavor with hints of cherry and black currant.
Pretty intense bouquet of wine is woven from delicate fruit aromas and spicy notes.
The wine goes well with pork, venison and beef, Piedmontese risotto with mild mustard. It can be used with most dishes vegetarian cuisine.
The name of the wine "Sui Nui" is translated from the Piedmontese dialect as "we". Two wedding rings on a wine label symbolized the marriage of the vineyard owner and his wife. It is true a year after the release of "Sui Nui" they broke up, but the name has stuck in honor of St. Valentine. Names and have another meaning. The fact that the grapes for wine is grown in areas Winick and Mombercelli, on poor sandy soils to which company "ICARDA" no one has ever dared to cultivate vines. But "we" did it, and the results exceeded all expectations ... Vintage Barbera for "Nuj Suj" going with the 50-year-old vines are planted with a density of 5,500 plants per hectare at an altitude of 280 meters above sea level. The grapes are harvested by hand in mid-October. Fermentation takes place within 20 days in stainless steel tanks under strictly controlled temperature of 28 ° C. After that, the wine is aged 18 months in new French oak barrels and then aged in the bottle for about a year. Storage capacity of wine is 10 years.
Company Icardi, founded in 1914, is based in Asti, on the border between two famous wine "terroirs": the Langhe and Monferrato. Claudio ICARDA, winemaker and current owner of the company, continued the work started once by his father, the company expanded the vineyards to 75 hectares, partly lying around the winery, partially distributed in several municipalities of the Langhe and Monferrato. It is Claudio, to appreciate the unique properties of its vineyards began to produce wine under the brand name "ICARDA," his father until the 60-ies of XX century was selling wine grapes grown companies. Claudio ICARDA, which controls the economy helps his sister Mariagratsia, limited yields of grapes, which in practice was introduced green collection and picked up a special system of pruning vines, allowing the taste and aroma of wines have become much fuller and more concentrated. Winery itself is equipped with modern equipment, are constantly experimenting with new technologies.
"Our philosophy of wine comes from the vineyard" - says Claudio ICARDA. "Our wines are produced using organic and biodynamic system, require special care and attention, respect for nature and its cycles, weather and climatic conditions. The result is wines that are characterized by strong natural flavor that is as diverse as the land on which they are born and people who work there. Our slogan is to preserve the wines taste and aromatic characteristics of the grapes from which it is produced. " ICARDA style wines known throughout the world - this is a very fruity, very thin, clean and elegant wine, balanced with the moment of their birth and noticeable at a young age.