Barbaresco Basarin Riserva is the most precious and evolved jewel of Adriano's home. Made from grapes from the well-known Neive cru, it rests for three years, between casks and bottle, to seduce its drinker with an olfactory bouquet interwoven with little fruits, cloves, rose and wet earth with balsamic and ferrous hints. On the palate it is full-bodied with an exiting tannin and a drying and persistent finish
Barbaresco 'Basarin' Riserva is the eldest and most evolved son of Adriano Marco and Vittorio, a historic institution in the Barbaresco production area. In the vineyard, it is the brothers Marco and Vittorio, now at the helm of the winery, who take care of the vines, with the same passion as the previous generation and supported by the dynamism of the new recruits who will soon become part of this project. The strength of the Adriano winery is that it is first and foremost a family, a small business, still anchored in healthy values and driven by the ambition to leave future generations a well-established reality.
This Riserva 'Basarin' by Adriano is made from Nebbiolo grapes cultivated in the well-known Basarin cru, in the sub-zone of Neive. This is a fertile habitat of noble tradition, with plants almost twenty years old growing on soils rich in grey marl and tuff, caressed by the breezes coming from the nearby Tinella river, at altitudes of around 300 metres above sea level. In the cellar, this Riserva rests for 24 months in Slavonian oak casks with a capacity of 35 hectolitres and a further year in the bottle, as required by the appellation's specifications.
Adriano Marco and Vittorio's Barbaresco Riserva 'Basarin' is one of the most pleasant and convincing portraits of this renowned corner of Piedmont. It wears an intense garnet colour in the glass with orange hues that evolve over time. The nose displays an intense and seductive range of aromas, made up of small red fruits, cloves, tobacco, rose petals, dried leaves and damp earth, surrounded by balsamic and slightly ferrous sparkles. The sip is full and warm, gracefully enveloping the palate, enlivened by a tannin that is still young and pawing, but which will amaze over time. Persistence and gustatory grace capable of telling a vibrant and compelling territorial story.
Intense garnet red with orange shadows evolving
Full and expansive, young and tight tannins, animated by a sapid and fresh verve
Little red fruits in alcohol, wet earth and dried leaves, tobacco, rose, balsamic and ferrous echoes