Wine "Suri di Mu", Barbera d'Alba DOC, 2015
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Wine of deep ruby red color that with age becomes dark garnet.
Intense, full, balanced taste of wine differ good acidity, fresh cherry and plum notes, soft tannins and a long, sustained finish.
Elegant, harmonious and rich aroma of wine charms juicy cherry notes and light hints of spices.
The wine goes well with meats, hearty red meat, vegetable soups, pastas and cheeses average degree of exposure.
"Suri di Mu" - a Piedmontese name of the hill with mulberry grove, the site of which was laid out vineyard "Cascina San Anna" in the village of La Morra. This hill is shown on the label of the wine. Now here is grown Barbera grapes from which the wine is made and "Suri di Mu". Here, on limestone soils in the south-eastern exposure, 50-year-old vines Barbera provide excellent crop that is harvested by hand in the first week of October. After soft crushing, long fermentation at a controlled temperature of 32 ° C and maceration on the skins the wine is aged in new barriques for 18 months.
Barbera grapes for wine "Suri di Mu" grows in the region of Alba, in northwestern Italy. The grapes of this region is known for expressive fragrance of cherry, through which red wines captivate saturated school cherry flavor and gorgeous, rounded taste with the same delicious cherry notes. Alba wine region encompasses the city of Alba and the Langhe hills surrounding it. These hills have become a symbol of Piedmont and are often depicted on the labels of wines. Mostly chalky soil of the region, with deposits of limestone and clay. The wines from the region Barbera d'Alba DOC honored for their deep, rich color, elegant, rich and bold aroma and rich flavor with a high level of acidity. These wines are more intense, clear-cut and straightforward than the neighboring region of Barbera d'Asti DOC.
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.