Giuseppe Cortese Barbera d’Alba Morassina 2019
The story of Giuseppe Cortese winery is the story of a family that has been protecting and enhancing Barbaresco region and wines since 1971. The family winegrowing tradition is now carried on by Giuseppe’s children, Pier Carlo and Tiziana, and son-in-law Gabriele, who look ahead with the determination that has always been the Cortese family’s most distinguishing feature.
SURFACE AREA: 1 hectare in the Trifolera zone (the vineyard’s name is Morassina), with south, south-westerly exposure.
AGEING: 18 months in small French wood barrels (225 L) 30% new and 70% used for the second and third time. Minimum 6 months of maturing in the bottle before being released for sale.
TASTING NOTES: Intense and velvety vinous perfum. Dry flavour and full body. Deep purplish colour, almost impenetrable red.
Region: Piedmont, Italy Grape: Barbera