Ascheri Fontanelle Barbera D'alba 2008 Wine Review

Ascheri Fontanelle Barbera D'alba 2008
D.O.C., Piedmont, Italy
Community Score: 4.5/5
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Product #: 982462
Wine Type: Red Wine


 
Price: $17.95
Alcohol: 14%
Drink: Now
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: Ascheri
Agent: Prevedello And Mathews
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Natalie's Score: 90/100

Vintages Wine Panel: This single-vineyard Barbera gives you a taste of the latest vintage from Piedmont, and for a song! Deep purple in colour, it displays elegant aromas of ripe black cherry, plum, tobacco and hints of new oak. It’s medium bodied, with deep, dark fruit flavours balanced by lively acidity and soft tannins. My note: I recommend this wine year after year. It’s tasty, vibrant and rich in flavour yet will get you out of that cabernet/shiraz rut. Gorgeous aromas of blackberry, black cherry, licorice, spice and smoke. This wine just dances across your palate. Barbera D'alba food pairings: tomato-based pasta, chicken marengo, meat-and-cheese antipasto platter.

This Ascheri Fontanelle Barbera D'alba 2008 was reviewed February 20, 2010 by

 
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