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VINTAGE

2019

Barbera

100% Barbera

The 2019 Barbera is a shining example of this Italian varietal’s potential in California. Its vibrant fruit expression, coupled with the nuances of vanilla and smoky barrel oak, create a wine that is both approachable and intriguing. Whether enjoyed on its own or paired with a rich tomato, basil, and cheese dish, this Barbera offers a versatile and enjoyable wine experience. Its crispness and fresh berry flavors make it a delightful choice for those who appreciate a wine that exudes both character and charm.

See Tasting & Pairing Notes Below

$32.00

Title Discount
6-11 Bottles 5%
12+ Bottles 10%

Tasting & Pairing Notes

Aromas, Flavors, Palate
Tasting Notes

Appearance: The Barbera displays an inviting deep ruby-red color in the glass, hinting at its vibrancy and youthful character. Clarity and brightness characterize its visual appeal.Nose: On the nose, this Barbera offers a fresh and lively bouquet that immediately captures the senses. The aroma is reminiscent of a fruit-filled basket, featuring enticing notes of both red and blackberries. The wine’s aromatic profile is further enriched by the powerful fruit flavors of ripe black cherry and succulent plum. Hints of vanilla and smoky barrel oak lend depth and complexity to the nose, promising a multi-faceted tasting experience.Palate: The palate of this 2019 Barbera mirrors the promise of its aromatic profile. It delivers a burst of vibrant fruit flavors, with black cherry and plum taking the lead. These flavors are both bold and juicy, showcasing the wine’s exuberant fruit expression. The subtle presence of vanilla and smoky barrel oak adds layers of intrigue, rounding out the overall taste.Body: With its medium to full-bodied character, this Barbera presents a silky and well-balanced texture. The wine’s inherent crispness provides a lively and refreshing quality, making it a delightful choice for those seeking a wine with a bright and clean taste profile.Finish: The finish of this wine is characterized by its crispness and fruit-forward nature. It lingers on the palate, leaving a memorable impression of fresh fruit and a subtle hint of oak. The wine’s clean and refreshing finish makes it a versatile option for various occasions.

Mains, Appetizers, Nibbles
Food Pairing Notes

Pasta with Red Sauce: Barbera’s bright acidity makes it a wonderful match for pasta dishes with tomato-based sauces. Try it with spaghetti marinara or penne arrabbiata.Pizza: Barbera’s versatility shines with pizza. Enjoy it with a classic Margherita pizza or one with pepperoni and mushrooms.Roasted Chicken: Roast chicken with herbs and vegetables is a delightful pairing, as the wine’s acidity complements the dish’s flavors.