La Gena

Barbera d’Asti DOCG

Bottiglia-La-Gena

THE WINE

This is our first Barbera, which we have been making since 2000. We tiptoed into a brand-new sector with great enthusiasm but also with a particular reverence towards winemakers with far greater expertise. We felt “genati”, as we say here in Piedmont. And while it’s an expression that’s almost impossible to translate, Gena describes the “embarrassment” we felt at the time. This is a bright ruby red wine, with an intense, fruity bouquet. Full-bodied and persistent, it is the product of long ageing in the bottle: a complex but feminine Barbera, real and direct.

PAIRING

This pleasant wine is ideal served throughout a meal, but it is particularly well-suited to pairing with rich and tasty rice and pasta dishes, Piedmontese mixed boiled meats, roast and braised meats, and medium-mature fatty cheeses. Try it with Bagna Cauda!

La Gena has been assigned the World Wine Awards DECANTER certificate.