£111.95/ 0.75 L btl
Ai Suma is a hyper-selected interpretation of Barbera: a wine that constitutes the supreme aspiration of the winegrower and which represents the top of Giacomo Bologna's production and inventiveness. Bright ruby red in color with shining garnet reflections, it reveals a broad and complex aroma on the nose, with fragrant hints of berries dominating a soft background of vanilla notes embellished with licorice and cocoa. On the palate it is full, powerful, with a great structure but at the same time elegant, harmonious and very persistent. It goes well with meat dishes, roasts and aged cheeses.
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The story of Braida and Giacomo Bologna coincides with that of Barbera and its total revaluation. Today the winery is run by Giacomo's children, Beppe and Raffaella, who have inherited the legacy of one of the greatest pioneers of Italian wine, not only Piedmontese. Braida was the nickname of Giacomo's father, and now it is the name with which the family identifies itself. The family has made Barbera one of the great protagonists of Italian red wine....