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Damilano Barbera d'Asti DOCG from Piedmont

Damilano Barbera d'Asti DOCG from Piedmont is a unique and exciting wine that captures the essence of the Italian countryside. Its bright, ruby-red color and intense aromas of ripe cherry, raspberry, and plum will tantalize your taste buds. It has a full-bodied flavor with smooth tannins and a long finish that lingers on the palate. This classic Italian red wine is sure to make any occasion special.

Damilano Barbera d'Asti DOCG from Piedmont

What Makes This Wine Popular?

This incredible wine from Piedmont, Italy, is the perfect example of why Barbera d'Asti DOCG wines are so popular. Bursting with juicy flavors of ripe raspberry and cherry, it has a wonderfully balanced acidity that lingers on the palate. Its velvety tannins provide structure and complexity while its subtle notes of spice and licorice add an extra layer of flavor to this already delightful drop. Whether you're enjoying it with a meal or savoring it on its own, Damilano Barbera d'Asti DOCG is sure to impress!


A Little Trivia

Damilano is the oldest winery in the Langhe area of Piedmont. It was founded in 1890 by Giulio Cesare Damilano, who ran the business with his sons until the 1950s. As a funny and unique tidbit, today it is still owned and operated by descendants of Giulio Cesare - most notably, his great-grandson Giuseppe Benito Damilano!


History of This Wine

The Damilano family has been producing wine in the Langhe region of Piedmont since 1890. The Barbera d'Asti DOCG is one of their most renowned wines, and it has been produced since the 1950s. It is made from 100% Barbera grapes grown in the hills of Asti province.

The wine was first bottled in 1962, and it quickly gained recognition for its intense aromas and flavors. Over the years, the winemakers at Damilano have perfected their techniques to ensure that each vintage is of the highest quality.

Notable vintages include 1988, which won a gold medal at Vinitaly; 1997, which was awarded four stars by Gambero Rosso; and 2001, which received a score of 95 points from Wine Spectator.

In recent years, Damilano has become increasingly focused on sustainability and environmental stewardship. They are committed to reducing their carbon footprint and using natural methods to protect their vineyards from pests and disease.


What To Serve With This Wine?

The Damilano Barbera d'Asti DOCG from Piedmont is a medium-bodied red wine with bright acidity and flavors of ripe cherries, plums, blackberries, and spices. It pairs wonderfully with a variety of Italian dishes such as risotto, pasta in tomato sauce, pizza, roasted vegetables, grilled meats (especially lamb), game birds, and aged cheeses. It also goes well with dishes featuring mushrooms or truffles.


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