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Gilberto Boniperti

Fara 'Barton' 2016

Gilberto Boniperto rising Alto Piemonte don, delivers his top Fara juice here. Utterly seductive.
  • Grapes: 70% Nebbiolo / 30% Vespolina
    Viticulture:  Practicing organic (no pesticide and chemical fertilisers)
    Vinification: Destemming and gentle crushing, fermentation in steel barrels. 20 days maceration with frequent pump-over and Délestage. Malolactic fermentation in wood
    Ageing: In big barrels (21hec) for 20 months and then in the bottle for 4 months
    Bottles produced: 2,800 
    Alcohol: 13% abv

  • Colour: Pale garnet
    Nose: Elegant and seducing nose with ripe red cherry, violet and crushed flowers 
    Palate: Medium-bodied, dry with soft tannins, balanced acidity and a long finish  

  • Gilberto Boniperti is an Alto Piemonte rising star thanks to his outstanding winemaking knowledge and stunning vineyards in the heart of the Fara designation. Cristiano Garella, one of the most famous local oenologists, consults here and the resulting wines are simply spectacular. The definition of artisan production, tiny amounts of wine are made here so don’t snooze