Introducing Michele Chiarlo Barbera d’Asti DOCG Le Orme, an exquisite wine that showcases the finest qualities of Barbera. Crafted with meticulous care and sourced from select vineyards in the South of Asti, this wine is a true reflection of the esteemed winemaking tradition of Michele Chiarlo.
The vineyards of La Court, La Serra, Montemareto, and Costa delle Monache provide the perfect terroir for the Barbera grape, with their light-colored Astian Sands soil rich in lime and microelements. The grapes are cultivated using the Guyot and low set cordon spur methods, ensuring optimal growth and grape quality.
Picked by hand, the grapes then undergo a meticulous vinification process. Fermentation takes place in steel tanks, with a 10-day maceration period that utilizes a soft “shower” system to wet the cap. This process extracts the full aroma and flavor potential of the grapes, resulting in an elegant and intense wine.
After fermentation, the Michele Chiarlo Barbera d’Asti DOCG Le Orme wine undergoes malolactic fermentation in steel, further enhancing its complexity. It is then refined for a minimum of 16 months before being released for sale, allowing it to reach its full potential and ensure a truly exceptional tasting experience.
Pouring a mesmerizing ruby red color with violet hues, Michele Chiarlo Barbera d’Asti DOCG Le Orme entices the senses with its elegant and intense nose. Fresh and mature red fruit notes, such as cherry and currant, dominate the aroma, creating a captivating olfactory experience.
On the palate, this wine reveals its harmonious nature, boasting a well-structured and rounded profile. It delights with its beautiful savoury finish, leaving a lasting impression on the taste buds. Served at a temperature of 18°C, it is the perfect accompaniment to a variety of dishes, including pasta with tomato, pizza, Livorno style fish, and white meat.
Packaged with a cork closure, Michele Chiarlo Barbera d’Asti DOCG Le Orme embodies the passion and expertise of Michele Chiarlo, a name synonymous with exceptional Italian wines. Indulge in the superb craftsmanship and enjoy a bottle of this remarkable wine, as it is bound to elevate any dining experience.