Barbera d'Asti "Bricco della Bigotta" DOC 2011 Braida di Giacomo Bologna | Piedmont Bricco della Bigotta - Smells of cherry, cinnamon and a hint of tobacco. On the palate, great finesse and harmonious balance between acidity and alcohol. Taste is long with character and class. "This is a Barbera That has layers of fruit, with lots of dried berry, wet earth and spices did follow through to a full body with bright acidity and a velvety texture. " James Suckling The Bologna family are the heartbeat for this winery which was started by Guiseppe Bologna then passed down to Giacomo and his wife Anna who have two siblings Raffaella and Beppe. Raffaella and Beppe are both Oenologists with different talents; Raffaella for marketing and Beppe for agriculture and production. Braida are renowned for producing world class Barbera, Bricco della Uccellone was the first serious Barbera produced aged in French oak for 12 months.