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Decugnano dei Barbi Villa Barbi 2013 Wine Review

Decugnano dei Barbi Villa Barbi 2013

Decugnano dei Barbi Villa Barbi 2013

Orvieto, Umbria, Italy

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $13.10

Drink: 2013-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Decugnano dei Barbi

Agent: Univins and Spirits Canada Inc.

More Vintages: 2015 

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Nicole Lewis rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Orvieto is about 120 km northwest of Rome and approximately 165 km southeast of Florence - this region is typically known for its white wines that are commonly a blend of Grechetto and Trebbiano. This particular white is a blend of Grechetto (50%), Vermentino (20%), Procanico (10%), Chardonnay (10%), and Sauvignon Blanc (10%). Wine has been made at Decugnano since 1212, but Claudio Barbi has been producing wines at this estate since 1978. Now to the wine: it is clear, pale straw yellow and offers lively aromas of lime zest, fresh guava, sea breezes and savoury spice. The first sip reveals a dry, medium-bodied wine with high acidity and lemon-lime flavours. It has a medium-length refreshing lemon-lime finish. This Orvieto is quite food friendly and versatile. I would recommend pork chops or a porchetta-style rabbit.

Reviewed by Nicole T. Lewis on September 19th, 2016.
An Italian white wine blend (Bianco) of Grechetto, Vermentino, Procanico, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc grapes.

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