Colour: splendid ruby red with tenuous garnet glints. Bouquet: complex, mineral and fruity, intense, austere and pleasant, with allusions of morello cherry. Extended aging improves the bouquet. Taste: palatable, full and harmonious, pleasant, elegant yet fresh. A real Barbera. Temperature of service: 16° C. Suggested glass: in well rounded Burgundian glass. Suggested dishes: typical piedmontese agnolotti, boiled meat piedmontese style, meat stews, Sunday roast.