Barbera wine with Piemonte DOC protection of origin coming from the ancient vineyards “Fico” and “Brichet" whose planting dates back to 60 years ago. Its given name is "La Ghignona".
Aroma: Intense ruby red colour, with an intense, complex flavour featuring notes of blackberry, ripe raspberry and liquorice.
Tasting: On the palate, it is dry, warm and persistent, with velvety and pleasant tannins.
Pairing: Pair with rich dishes such as braised or grilled meat, game, pasta with meat sauce. The Colombi family has always been proud of this great wine. Serve at 18°C.
Region: Piedmont- Monferrato
Producer: Tenuta Scarpa Colombi
Alcohol content: 14.5%
Service temperature: 18°
Awards: Winner of the Silver Award at the “Wine Style Asia” competition in Singapore.
Tenuta Scarpa Colombi is a winery located in Lombardy. Its vineyards cover 36 hectares across one of the two most important Italian wine areas: the Oltrepò Pavese hills in Lombardy and Nizza Monferrato area in Piedmont, where Tenuta La Ghignona estate is located.
Bonarda and Barbera are the main wines, of which new versions have been experimented, but currently the company is focusing its efforts on the production of DOC Pinot Nero dell'Oltrepò Pavese and Pinot Nero Rosè Spumante Cruasè regulated by the DOCG Oltrepò Pavese Metodo Classico consortium.