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Guasti Barbera d'Asti Desideria

Guasti Barbera d'Asti Desideria 2023


Versatile and delicious Barbera from northern Italy.

  • A complex wine with intense notes of strawberry and cherry followed by hints of fresh violets, herbaceous notes and a slight earthiness.
  • Medium bodied, smooth and warm followed by fresh acidity with low tannins, high minerality and a persistent finish.
  • This Barbera has spent six months in oak barrels for flavour complexity, plus six months resting in the bottle to develop harmony.
  • The vineyards for this wine are based in the municipality of Nizza Monferrato.
  • It goes perfectly with red meats or meals with tomato sauces.
  • Grape variety: Barbera
  • Vintage: 2023
  • Type/Colour: Red
  • Alcohol: 14%
  • Bottle Size: 75cl
  • Group: Piedmont

Barbera has become a personal favourite of mine over the last year, and can be made in a broad range of styles. If you're new to it, start with the Desideria from Guasti. Lots of ripe cherry fruit, with some floral notes and a herbal finish, this is a great wine for pasta, or on its own with friends. - Nick Gorton, OWC

This new addition to our range combines fruit, structure and a satisfying finish. This is a wine you can serve for those impromptu drinks soirees and stands up well to a full on seasonal roast. Great value. - John Chapman, OWC