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Chris Barber

Chris Barber

Banfi, Brunello Di Montalcino 2007

Brunello Di Montalciono, Italy
2736 days ago

Chris scored this wine: 93/100

Very nice Sangiovese. Big aromas starting with some red fruit, working towards some darker fruit, supported with some nice spice, richness, and floral complexity. Nice long finish. Firm acidity and some well integrated tannin will allow this wine to improve over next decade. Old world structure with some new world influence of flavour. One of my favourite Sangiovese's.

Melville, Verna's Estate, Pinot Noir 2010

Sta Rita Hills, United States
2736 days ago

Chris scored this wine: 87/100

A very nice Pinot. Nice bright fruit, good richness bit of earthiness adds complexity. Good acidity and a nice finish.

Va De Vi Ultra Cuvee

Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards Va De Vi Ultra Cuvee Sparkling White

Sonoma, California, United States
2726 days ago

Chris reviewed this wine:

Nice flavours of citrus and pear supported by classic traditional method yeasty flavours. Fine bubbles and a hint of sweetness while still being dry.

Chris Barber

Memorable Wine

Grand Vin de Chateau Latour 2010


First Wine

Pierre Patrcik


Current Fav Wine

Banfi Brunello Di Mantalcino, 2007

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