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Marchesi di Barolo Ruvei Barbera D'alba 2013 Wine Review

Marchesi di Barolo Ruvei Barbera D'alba 2013

Marchesi di Barolo Ruvei Barbera D'alba 2013

Piedmont D.O.C., Italy

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2015-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Marchesi di Barolo

Agent: Majestic Wine Cellars

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Vibrant and fruity with tart cherry aromas and flavours. Almost full-bodied, smooth with lots of acidity. Perfect for a tangy tomato sauce and pasta.

Barbera D'alba food pairings: pork chops grilled.

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This Marchesi di Barolo Ruvei Barbera D'alba 2013 was reviewed on August 22, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Alexandre Craig DWS, FWS rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

What a beautiful wine. Barbera is a variety that's naturally low in tannins, and some winemakers like to make up for this characteristic by putting it in small, new-ish oak barrels to supplement the tannin. This is not the case (oak is used, but large, neutral barrels). Although it contains a touch of Nebbiolo, the king of tannic grapes, the tannins are light and velvety, and it's the brilliant acidity that comes to the fore. Bright, very juicy red cherry and red plum fruit greet you on the palate, and see you out with a lovely long finish. This is what Barbera is all about, in my opinion. I love this producer, who gives the grapes only what they need, and lets them speak for themselves. Try his Barbaresco (great value) and Barolo (obviously).
The 2013 vintage of the Italian red wine Marchesi di Barolo Ruvei Barbera d'Alba is made from grapes grown in the northern Italian wine region of Piedmont. - Community Wine Reviews

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