Must For Italian Wine Lovers. A Complete Have To If You Love Barbaresco!
most famous wines of the world, in Europe are made up of the five regions who
start with the letter ‘B’. Burgundy; Bordeaux, Brunello, Barolo and the great
Barbarescos. Barbaresco makes some of the most iconic, most collectible and
most expensive red wine on the planet. So when I taste a Barbaresco that should
be selling for $50 to $60 a bottle and I can offer it to you for $21.99. I
first double check that I have all my facts correct and if I do. I get as much
of it as possible to offer my customers. Unfortunately all we could get was 25
cases at the price. The supplier is raising the price and that’s all they would
wine is the 2011 Villa Monsignore Barbaresco and Wow! What a wine at the price. The wine comes
from Neive, from Clayey-Calcerous Soil adding complexity and minerality, from
very dense plantings which creates lower yields and superior fruit
concentration. The wine has had four years in the bottle allowing the tannins
to soften which are now silky smooth. The perfect amount of oak adding vanilla
tones, roundness and density. I am sitting here thinking of Osso-buco over
Risotto, a mouthful followed by a sip of this Barbaresco and I am in heaven.
This wine is a great buy! Pull the cork, let it breathe and it will blow you
Should Be $50 to $60 A Bottle.
superb ruby red wich belies the intensity of flavors and density of this wine.
A complex bouquet that opens up as the wine opens up in your glass with time.
Strawberry and raspberry make up a superb profile and hints of smoke and
vanilla from the oak with nuances of minerality and Asian spices. Balanced,
velvety on the palate that is at once elegant and full. Long and dry on the
finish that has great length for such a reasonably priced Barbaresco.