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.
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