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Vigna Di Sopra Fara Riserva DOC 2012

£1.20

From a small family company, founded in 1997; they started by growing grapes for other people and began making wine themselves in 2005. They have 13 ha planted with a range of vine varieties and are passionate about using traditional vinification methods, always aiming for top-quality wines.

 

Producer: Vigneti Valle Roncati

 

Technical details:

Area of production: Piedmont

Grape Varieties: 70% Nebbiolo, 20% Vespolina, 10% Uva Rara

Vineyard: Rich, minerally glacial soil (clay/sand)

Fermentation: Traditional fermentation on the skins

Maturation:  30-36 months in various-sized French (Allier) oak barrels

Alcohol: 14%

 

Organoleptic profile:

Appearance: garnet red

Nose: notes of liquorice, violet and spices

Palate: velvety tannins, flavours of blood-orange, violet, sour cherry; elegant, long finish. Decant an hour before drinking to let it open up fully. Ages well (10+ years).

 

Food pairing

A good match for wild boar, venison, artichokes and other strongly-flavoured dishes.

 

Awards:

5 Star Wine Book 2019: Vinitaly International Wine Guide
17th international wine competition “La Selezione Del Sindaco” 2018: SILVER MEDAL
Decanter World Wine Awards 2016: GOLD MEDAL
DOUJA D’OR 2015 Wine Competition for DOC and DOCG Wines: Award Winner