Mignanego Barbera D'Asti Piedmont, Italy 2018

Mignanego Barbera D'Asti Piedmont, Italy 2018

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We talk about Nebbiolo when we talk about Piedmont, but Barbera is actually more widely planted in region than the coveted Barolo/Barbaresco varietal. It also ripens earlier, giving Italians (and us) a lighter wine that's ready to enjoy young while they wait on their Nebbiolo to mature in the field and the cellar.

That's not to say these wines are forgettable. Especially in Asti, where they're known for their laser-sharp acidity, Barberas are exuberant wines. Gregarious red fruits dominate the palate, giving it a sunshiney appeal, deep in winter. Low tannins make this a super versatile pair to a variety of foods, perfect for entertaining!

Food Ideas: mushroom risotto w/short ribs, savory winter squash pudding, cacio e pepe pasta, sunchoke bisque, croque monsieur