||Exposure: South and West.
|Composition of the land
||Calcareous-chalky bluish marl.
||From the end of September to the beginning of October.
||The crushing of hand-picked grapes that are selected from certain prime micro areas of the Asili cru produces must that ferments during temperature-controlled maceration in wooden vats together with 10%of non-destemmed grapes. During the active fermentation phase, two fillings per day allow for the appropriate extraction of colours and aromas from the skins. The submerged cap method of maceration continues for approximately 45 days.
||After racking, the wine is left to age for 30 months in second and third passage barriques and, finally, refining in bottles for 12 months before it is released to the market.
||The Barbaresco Asili Riserva is deal for pairing with braised and stewed red meat, game, and aged cheeses. It transforms into a meditation wine over time. Chocolate is an unusual, but surprisingly delightful pairing suggestion.
||Price Cà del Baio Barbaresco Asili Riserva 2013 € 72.77