Region: Piemonte Vintage: 2019
Producer: Olim Bauda
Tenute Olim Bauda has been in the Bertolino family since the 1960's and was the jewel in the crown of their negociant business. Tragically Sr. Bertolino died in 1985 leaving 3 very young children and no-one to run the business. Overnight, the thriving winery closed down and for 15 years the fruit from their fantastic vineyards was sold to other producers. In 2000 the siblings decided to revive the estate's fortune and have since managed to re-establish Tenute Olim Bauda as one of Piemonte's top producers.
The vineyard area of Olim Bauda is recognised as one of the warmest patches of Asti and winemaker Dino Bertolino knows just how to make the most of it. These conditions allow the Barbera grape to ripen fully and develop rich fruit characteristics balanced elegantly by the natural acidity and freshness of the grape. Black cherry notes and hints of clove brought to life by a natural freshness. Stunning.
Taste: This wine is typified by a deep and bright ruby-red colour with a rich concentrated nose depicting cherry and berry fruit aromas. The palate is generous and full-bodied with a long and enticing finish