Gaia Principe Barbaresco

Gaia Principe Barbaresco

Prinsi

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Prinsi is a family-owned and operated winery occupying about 25 hectares mainly dedicated to the Nebbiolo and Barbaresco DOCG but also making elegant and classically styled wines from Barbera. The "Gaia Principe" spends 30 months in small French oak barrels before refining in the bottle. A truly magnificent Barbaresco indicative of the territory and purity of Nebbiolo.

Wine Enthusiast 87 Points

Producer

Prinsi

Denomination

D.O.C.G.

Production Area

Piemonte

Grape Variety

Nebbiolo

Vinification

The grapes are destalked and softly pressed. Fermentation with skin maceration in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature (27ºC / 80ºF), followed by malolactic fermentation in wooden casks

Aging

Aged for 30 months in small French oak barrels (225 and 500 liters). Then further refinement in bottle before release   

ABV

14%

Color

Ruby red with garnet reflections

Notes

Persistent with memories of cinnamon soft fruit and pepper

Taste

Elegant with soft tannin. Spicy and vanilla notes

Food Pairing

Perfect with roasted and braised meats, seasoned cheese but also to drink alone thanks to its pleasantness

Serving Temperature

18ºC/ 64ºF 

Vintage

2015

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