Alessandro Rivetto Montersino Barbaresco DOCG — Vintage 2018 —

 45.00 incl. IVA

Tot: 45€
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Barbaresco DOCG Montersino is made from grapes that grow on the south side of the hill.

Because the soil is steep and calcareous clay, it is particularly dry in the summer. For this reason, Alessandro and his team decided to leave more leaf cover on these vines.

This results in a wine that is leaner, more fragrant and longer-lived than Barbaresco DOCG, whose grapes are grown in the same vineyard, but facing west, at a less steep and, consequently, more water-rich spot.

Montersino is aged in Slavonian oak barrels for two years and in bottles for twelve months. Compared to the basic version, it is always ready to drink a year later.


It is ruby red, with slight garnet hues.


There is an aroma of ripe cherries and complex notes of minerals, tea leaves and rose petals.


Severe ripe tannins, fresh acidity and round, feminine structure.

It is incredibly fine, balanced and the finish is long and persistent.

Pairing tips

Alessandro recommends it with a good dish of polenta and sausage or polenta and wild boar. Uncork it while you prepare the dish, and keep it near the pot; it will be perfect.

Wrong pairing: needless to say, but when Alessandro mentioned it we thought it was funny, so we’ll say it anyway… Don’t pair it with meringue!

It’s your guy if…

…After a good snowfall, you shoveled for an hour and want to reward yourself with the best polenta dish.

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Sotto la pioggia – Antonello Venditti

    The Producer

    Alessandro Rivetto

    Three men, three friends, three professionals from different sectors sharing a passion – this is where Alessandro Rivetto’s wines come from. A varied production of all the great Langhe varieties, with Barolo as their crown jewel. Read more


    Basic information

    Product Name: Barbaresco Montersino
    Cépage: nebbiolo
    Appellation: Barbaresco Montersino
    Classificaton: DOCG
    Color: red
    Type: still
    Country/Region: Piemonte, Italia
    Vintage: 2018
    Alcool percentage: 14,5% vol.
    Sugar rate: <5 g/l
    Number of bottles produced: 2,500

    Vinification (Wine-making)

    Method: After the stalk removal and cold pressing for two days, the fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks. The duration of maceration is about 20 days.
    Aging: in wood, aged minimum 26 months, at least 9 of which in wood
    Minimum aging in bottle: 6 months


    Empty bottle weight: 450 g
    Cork material: cork
    Bottle type: albeisa


    % of Grape / Cépage: 100% nebbiolo
    Soil: calcareous, clay
    Exposure: south
    Agricultural method: conventional
    Type of harvest: manual
    Geolocation: Alba

    Additional information

    Weight 1.42 kg








    Alcohol content



    Bottle 0.75 L








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