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Franco Serra Barbera d'Alba 2012 Product #28123 (In Stock)
Franco Serra Barbera d'Alba 2012 Franco Serra Barbera d'Alba 2012

From a small Barbaresco producer, this fresh and fruity Barbera delivers a lot more complexity and satisfaction than it's humble price suggests.  Fresh and juicy Bing/black cherry fruit roll across your tongue with accents of fresh leather and aged Balsamic.  Long on the palate and mouthwatering finish where very light tannin gives a little extra support.  A pretty sophisticated wine for the price - great with pizza, pasta, or even on its own.

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Crivelli Barbera D' Asti 2013 Product #28413 (In Stock)
Crivelli Barbera D' Asti 2013 Crivelli Barbera D' Asti 2013

Crivelli specializes in the obscure Ruche grape, but they turn out an outstanding Barbera from excellent vineyards in the northern part of Asti, too.  Essentially organic grapes get a gentle fermentation and then time in large oak cask to add a little structure, but without obscuring any of the tangy black cherry and red plum fruit.  A zesty, fresh, Barbera that's perfect for pizza or pasta, but worth paying attention to as well.

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Vietti Barbera D'asti Tre Vigne 2012 Product #29136 (In Stock)
Vietti Barbera D'asti Tre Vigne 2012 Vietti Barbera D'asti Tre Vigne 2012

Wine Spectator Top 100!  Great to see this long-time favorite get some extra recognition! The oak is a tad forward now, so decant it for 30 minutes tonight.

"Intense graphite and mineral notes underpin the 2012 Barbera d'Asti Tre Vigne. Black cherries, smoke, plums, licorice and dark spices flesh out in a vibrant, pulsating wine built on serious Asti energy. A grippy, intense finish rounds things out in style. Vietti's Barbera d'Asti Tre Vigne delivers the goods, and then some."  Antonio Galloni 90 points

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Massolino Barbera D' Alba 2013 Product #28794 (In Stock)
Massolino Barbera D' Alba 2013 Massolino Barbera D' Alba 2013

Pure (no oak), juicy, food-friendly and fun to drink. With bright, juicy, acidity and almost no natural tannin, this wakes up your palate and makes your mouth water but also pumps out more than enough ripe cherry/berry fruit to avoid any harshness.  A beautiful, classy, and flat out fun wine!

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Domenico Clerico Barbera d'Alba Trevigne 2011 Product #28680 (In Stock)
Domenico Clerico Barbera d'Alba Trevigne 2011 Domenico Clerico Barbera d'Alba Trevigne 2011

A great wine fro the outstanding 2011 Barbera vintage, this wears it's 50% new oak well with bright aromas and flavors of crushed cherry and violets.  Super-delicious.

"Cherry, spices and flowers on the nose. Sweet and intense, with the dark fruit flavors framed by juicy, ripe acidity and lifted by a pronounced floral quality. The long, smooth finish features a note of espresso. Excellent."International Wine Cellar 90 points

"Verging on silky in texture, with fine density and vibrant acidity supporting the black currant, violet and black cherry flavors. Spice and mineral accents join in on the finish, where light tannins coat the gums. Drink now through 2020."Wine Spectator 90 points

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Sandrone Barbera d'Alba 2010 Product #27563 (In Stock)
Sandrone Barbera d'Alba 2010 Sandrone Barbera d'Alba 2010

The 2010 harvest was fantastic for Barbera, and that blend of fine ripeness and zippy acidity shines through in spades here.  Luciano Sandrone blends fruit from 3 vineyards for this wine and then ages it for 12 months in 500 liter French oak barrels (about half new).  The wood allows Barbera’s tangy acids to relax and adds a little tannin, but the concentrated fruit has no trouble sopping up any oak flavors.  A great wine for big, boldly flavored, foods.

“Sandrone’s 2010 Barbera d’Alba is remarkably juicy and exuberant. There is plenty of rich, fleshy fruit in the glass, but at the same time, I expected to find more minerality and energy in this vintage. On the plus side, the French oak, which can sometimes be dominant, is better integrated than it has been at times. Overall, the 2010 is an excellent choice for drinking over the near and medium term.”Wine Enthusiast 89 points

“A lush, modern style, delivering plenty of power on a supple texture. Possesses definition and balance, intensity and length--just about all you could ask for in a Barbera. Drink now through 2015. 500 cases imported.”Wine Spectator 92 points

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Vietti Barbera d'Alba Scarrone 2011 Product #28390 (In Stock)
Vietti Barbera d'Alba Scarrone 2011 Vietti Barbera d'Alba Scarrone 2011

There is a ton of wine in this bottle, and it’s wine that works as well being served at a formal dinner party with sophisticated food as it does with a couple of slices of pizza shared with someone special.

"The 2011 Barbera d'Alba Scarrone is drop- dead gorgeous. Powerful, rich and intense, the 2011 flows across the palate with layers of dark, mineral-infused fruit. Smoke, tar and licorice all flesh out in a Barbera that impresses for its pure drive and pedigree. The 2011 Scarrone brings together the fabulous depth and opulence of the year, but with a marvelous sense of restraint. This is a terrific showing from Vietti."  Antonio Galloni 92+ Points

"Good saturated, bright red-ruby. Aromas of black cherry, licorice, violet and bitter chocolate. Fat, lush and round, offering terrific intensity to its black cherry fruit. Finishes with superb length and very suave tannins. Currado is now using more large Stockinger casks for this wine."International Wine Cellar 91 points

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Vietti Barbera D'alba Scarrone Vigna Vecchia 2010 Product #26716 (In Stock)
Vietti Barbera D'alba Scarrone Vigna Vecchia 2010 Vietti Barbera D'alba Scarrone Vigna Vecchia 2010

From nearly 100 year old Barbera vines in the heart of a Barolo vineyard, this once again shows off fantastic concentration and power for this varietal.  Dark, concentrated, black cherry and raspberry fruit with accents of aged balsamic, chocolate, tar, smoke, and licorice root.  The first time Wine Spectator reviewed this wine (it's 5th vintage in 1997, they gave is a whopping 95 point rating and said, “Who knew Barbera produced this quality?”  This is a fine opportunity to get to know one of Italy’s great wines – and one that’s a joy to drink as well!

"Vietti's 2010 Barbera d'Alba Scarrone Vigna Vecchia shows the pedigree of these old vines. Rich and explosive in style, yet buffered by fabulous minerality, the 2010 Vigna Vecchia stands out for its exceptional balance and polish. This is a great vintage for one of Piedmont's icon wines." Antonio Galloni 95 points

 

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