Paolo Conterno Bricco Barbera D'alba 2010, Doc

Barbera Barbera
Piedmont, Italy

$18.95 (744714)

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July 21, 2012

Critic Reviews (1)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a dandy barbera for the money, catching all the right sour cherry, slightly meaty/leathery and herbal notes...

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Community Reviews (2)

Paul Forget
Paul Forget

Deep ruby red in color, this Barbera opens up with aromas of cherry, cranberry, leather, damp earth, clove and cinnamon spices. On the mouthfeel, medium bodied, slightly rustic, smoky texture, zesty acidity and dusty tannins. Medium length on the finish with sour cherry, leathery and smoky character lingering. This Barbera has more smoky oak then I am use to, but that being said, a very enjoyable wine and given the price, a very good value.

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Holly Bruns
Holly Bruns

Light and crisp with an earthiness tinged, big, sour cherry nose. Tart berry fruit on the palate with a balance of violets. The juicy finish is furthered along by a cranberry/citrus zing. This needs a little food to balance out all that acidity, but slightly chilled with a slice of prosciutto, and it's all good.

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