I got so excited about dolcetto this year, see my report on The Return of Dolcetto, that I almost forgot about Barbera! I love Barbera. It’s a rich wine, though too often spoofed up with too much oak, but when you find an example that focuses on the ...Read more »
Barbera d'Alba Superiore Wine
|Region:||Italy » Piemonte » Barbaresco » Alba » Barbera d'Alba|
Cigar ash and a bit of sour wood on the nose then very slightly fudgy with astringent red berry fruit accentuated by cigar, cigar box and a touch of dried juniper 2 Big and intense in the mouth without much weight, great acids, very fine tannins and a ...
|Region:||Italy » Piemonte » Asti » Barbera d'Asti|
Unusual fine wine whose attractions pass by quickly in a mini-parade of complexity. Nose of sharp and sweet flowers, almost a sweet paint aroma, like an oily perfumed sachet of concentrated flower petals. Warm in the center of the tongue with sour re...
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History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...
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Barbera d'Alba Superiore on Snooth
A ridiculous number of trigger pullworthies in this new offering, many in their absolute drinking prime. Wish the shop was just down the street from me, rather than the ones that are. But then I'd have to live in NYC. ;-(I love it when a guy drops 100 cases on a shop, just to 'make some space" in his cellar. Wonder what's going to be filling th... Read More
I was invited to a tasting meant for restaurant managers, somms, etc., to choose wines for their venues. Lucky me! Thanks to Patrick Pretz of Crush Wines for an outtanding experience. It was a great opportunity for me to meet many winemakers and taste a broad range of wines. I will link the wines I tasted if anyone would like to see the info... Read More
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