Grown on a chalky soil at a 500m altitude this red wine is well structured with a complex nose of ripe red berries and stewed fruits with spicy and toasted aromas . An full flavour with great fruit and lovely aromatic complexity.
A rich and sweet but not cloying dessert wine. This is effectively a blend of Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez Sherries, with an average Solera age of about 8 years.
Michele Chiarlo sources grapes from strictly selected Barbera vineyards with excellent exposure to produce a superb, balanced wine. The choice vineyards are in the southern area of Asti province, especially the hills around Nizza Monferrato
Medium ruby-brick color with aromas of vanilla, herbs and spices, very mature fruit such as raisins, as well as leather and tobacco. These all come together harmoniously to give a velvet silkiness and finesse on the palate.
A pristine dark ruby red, with the classic Reserva characters. The nose and the palate are dominated by red fruits with a hint of spice and vanilla. Round elegant on the palate with a long satisfying finish.
" Lovely nose of citrus, blackberries, cinnamon and raspberry cheesecake. The palate is lithe,compact and focused yet shows real depth with vibrant acidity, structured tannins and a long finish" James Suckling 93 pt