(From 2010 Vintage) The 2010 Barbaresco Asij is ruby-red in color with garnet highlights, aromas of dried cherries and rose petals are complemented by undertones of violets, licorice, vanilla, and spices. On the palate, this wine is medium-bodied and rich with flavors of tart cherries, rose petals, and hints of truffles with a long, impressive finish.
Pair this wine with roasted lamb shank, Bordelaise sauces, and pork torchons.
The down grade Asili of Ceretto. Nose of earth, mineral, truffle, wet paper(porcini mushrooms) and floral. Sweets and tannins melt together in the palate. Long lasting of sweet and sandy tannins with dries rose petals and prune. WL 90pts.
2013 Italian - similar to spanish. Full body and good value
This has been a favorite of our for years!
Wine Spectator(From 1998 Vintage) "Multifaceted aromas and flavors of berries, plums, mushrooms and cedar. Full-bodied, with solid, chewy tannins and a medium finish. Needs time to open. 2,800 cases made."