Grape Variety: 100% Barbera
Alcohol Percentage: 14.5%
Viticulture: Organic practices 🍀
Color: Dark ruby-red with purple highlights
Nose: A brimming nose of leather, black liquorice, coffee and blackberry
Palate: This Barbera d’Alba starts out on the palate providing a warm feeling of volume and body, with the fruit blending marvellously with the soft tannins and the acidity, while its finish is long and savoury
Casa E. Mirafiore Barbera d'Alba Superiore DOC 2016
The winery was founded in the 1870s by King Vittorio Emanuel II of Savoy and named for his son (with Countess Bela Rosin), Emanuele, Count of Mirafiore within the Fontanafredda village in Serralunga d’Alba. The name was lost from the estate in the 1940s and passed through several owners until Oscar Farinetti bought the Mirafiore name once again.
The wines of Casa E. di Mirafiore are made exclusively from the traditional varieties of the Langhe. Respected winemaker Danilo Drocco follows traditional Piemontese vinification practices including long maceration and aging in large oak casks. They have obtained organic certification from 2019 vintage.They are currently converting for organic certification.