Freisa d’Asti DOC Superiore

Appellation: Freisa d’Asti Doc Superiore – Denominazione d’Origine Controllata

Grape variety: Freisa 100%

Vineyards: village of San Paolo Solbrito, I Ronchi hill

Soil: medium-texutered clays

Altitude: 250 meters

Harvesting: manually at the end of September

Vinification: destemming and crushing with maceration of the skins for about 20 days at 28°C with 10% of overripe grapes added to the must. After a racking, the wine starts the malolactic fermentation and then it’s aged in tonneaux for about 24 months.


Organoleptic characteristics:

Colour: ruby red with garnet hints

Scent: ethereal, very intense with stewed fruit notes

Taste: intense, very persistent and with bitterish aftertaste

Food pairing: aged cheeses and second courses as roast, braised meats, game courses. Bugianen is a wine to drink also for meditation.

Serving temperature is 18-20 °C