La Rossa Barbera d’Asti Superiore


Experience the authentic taste of Piemonte with our Barbera d’Asti DOCG Superiore “La Rossa”. This wine, with its bright ruby red color and elegant aromas of ripe cherries and raspberries, pairs perfectly with rich pasta dishes and grilled meats. A must-have for wine lovers in search of a unique and refined experience.

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Wine style

Red wine






Barbera d’Asti DOCG Superiore

Taste profile


Food pairing

Red meat and stews






Wine description

Piemonte is one of the most famous wine regions of Italy, and Barbera d’Asti DOCG Superiore “La Rossa” is one of the wines that has made this region famous worldwide. Made from 100% Barbera grapes grown on sunny slopes in the Monferrato Astigiano area, which is part of the province of Asti in Piemonte. Barbera grapes are the third most planted grape variety in Italy and are known for their lively acidity and fruity aromas.

Barbera d’Asti DOCG Superiore is a wine that has undergone a minimum of 6 months aging in wooden barrels before being released to market. This DOCG classification guarantees quality and authenticity and specifies requirements for the production of the wine. The result is a wine that has an intense ruby red color with a brilliant sheen and a refined and elegant aroma of ripe red fruits such as cherries and raspberries.

On the palate, this wine is full and round, with good acidity and a subtle spicy note. As the wine ages, it gains more complexity and develops an elegant vanilla taste due to aging in wooden barrels. Barbera d’Asti DOCG Superiore “La Rossa” has an alcohol content of 14-14.5% vol. and is produced with a maximum yield of 90 quintals per hectare.

The area where Barbera grapes are grown is of great importance to the final taste of the wine. The Monferrato Astigiano area, where this wine comes from, is known for its favorable climate and soil. The southern orientation of the vineyards provides optimal exposure to the sun, while the limestone and clayey soil provides the grapes with important minerals and nutrients.

In short, Barbera d’Asti DOCG Superiore “La Rossa” is an elegant and refined wine that is a perfect pairing with meat dishes, stews, and pasta with a rich sauce. The DOCG classification guarantees quality and authenticity, and the unique characteristics of the Monferrato Astigiano area provide a wine that will delight the taste buds and let you enjoy the rich Italian wine tradition.

Product specifications

Region:  Piemont

Vintage:  2017

Wine style: Red wine

Grapes: Barbera

Alcohol: 14%

Volume: 750 ml

Winery: Antica Casa Aresca

Appelation: Barbera d’Asti DOCG Superiore

  Drinkable from 2021 till 2025

Serve: 18 °C

  Food pairing: Red meat and stews

  Shipment: In stock

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The winery

La Cantina Aresca is a winery located in Mombercelli between Monferrato and Langhe. Founded by the Aresca brothers, Luigi and Piero, in 1952, the family-owned business has been producing wine for three generations.

Quality remains the focus at La Cantina Aresca, and their rich history is filled with anecdotes that testify to the passion with which they have pursued this dream. They believe their wines will continue the extraordinary path they have taken.

A modern and competitive winery, La Cantina Aresca is located in the center of Monferrato Astigiano. The company continues to grow and thrive, with a strong presence in both Italian and foreign markets. They are an example of a company that has equipped itself with modern production facilities to meet the challenges of a global market.

Preserving the authentic taste of family wine is a top priority at La Cantina Aresca. As a winery, they attach great importance to the product and its constant improvement. In addition to innovation and the acquisition of new vineyards, the company has also built a close network of local grape suppliers. They have established a relationship of mutual trust with them, and their winemakers share the same philosophy: care and attention to raw materials and maximum selection to obtain the highest quality.

La Cantina Aresca offers its customers the opportunity to taste and experience what makes these wines so special. Visit the winery and discover the passion and quality behind these wines. Take an extraordinary taste experience and discover for yourself why La Cantina Aresca is such a unique company located in the heart of Monferrato Astigiano.


One of the most breathtaking regions of Italy and home to some of the best wines in the world. This region is located in the northwest of Italy, between the Alps and the plains of the Po Valley.
Piedmont is not only known for its delicious wines but also for its gastronomy. Taste the fresh truffles, the delicious cheeses, the famous white truffle from Alba, and the local specialty ‘risotto alla Milanese’. The cuisine of Piedmont is a perfect combination of the best local ingredients and traditional cooking techniques that have been passed down for generations.

The wine region of Piedmont is divided into different sub-regions, including Langhe, Roero, Monferrato, and Asti. These regions produce some of the most highly regarded and well-known wines in the world, including Barolo, Barbaresco, Nebbiolo, Barbera, Dolcetto, and Moscato d’Asti. These wines are made from grapes grown on the hills of the region, where the soil, climate, and slopes are perfect for producing quality wines.

As a tourist destination, Piedmont offers numerous attractions, including the picturesque villages in the hills of Langhe and Roero, such as Barolo, La Morra, and Alba. Visit the medieval city of Asti and taste the famous Asti Spumante, a sparkling wine produced in the region. Explore the beautiful city of Turin, the former capital of Italy, known for its architecture, museums, shops, and restaurants.

Moreover, Piedmont is rich in history and culture, with numerous castles, churches, and museums to discover. Explore the historic towns of Casale Monferrato and Novara, or visit the Royal Residences of Turin, including the Palace of Venaria and the Royal Palace of Turin.

For true wine lovers, a visit to Piedmont is an unforgettable experience. From the vineyards to the cellars, from the tastings to the gastronomy, there is always something new to discover. Come and explore the world of Piedmont wines and experience the rich flavors and aromas of this beautiful region.