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Beni di Batasiolo Sovrana Barbera d'Alba 2017 Wine Review

Beni di Batasiolo Sovrana Barbera d'Alba 2017

Beni di Batasiolo Sovrana Barbera d'Alba 2017

Piedmont D.O.C., Italy

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $20.95

Drink: 2020-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Beni di Batasiolo

Agent: Charton Hobbs Inc

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Fantastic value on this Barbera D'alba from the Piedmont wine region. Beni di Batasiolo has nine estate vineyards surrounding the original winery in a circular pattern. The grapes for Sovrana – or ‘sovereign’ – are fermented with maceration on the skins for 10-15 days. The wine is then aged in oak for about 12-15 months. After bottling, the wine is aged for a further 8-10 months before release. The result is a rich, concentrated and brooding wine with layers of blueberries, blackberries, licorice, cigar box, dark spices orange zest and mocha.

Barbera d'Alba food pairings: veal parmigiana, lamb shanks, lamb kebabs, mushroom risotto.

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This Beni di Batasiolo Sovrana Barbera d'Alba 2017 was reviewed on July 16, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Marcin rated this wine as 87/100
Beni di Batasiolo Sovrana 2017 is a rich, concentrated Barbera D'alba with layers of blueberries, blackberries, licorice, cigar box, dark spices and mocha flavours silky smooth on the palate. Excellent value. Enjoy now with grilled lamb lollipops. - Community Wine Reviews

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