Barbera | WYPR

Barbera

Nov 21, 2018

Credit Ca' Del Sarto

Barbera is an up and coming variety in Italy’s Piedmont region. Medium bodied, full of flavor and reasonably priced, it is something of a poor man’s Barolo. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

 

The Wines

Price key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60 VALUE = exceptional quality for the money

Quality key:  * = decent wine   ** = very good wine   *** = superb wine   ****= elite

Cantine Sant Ageta Barbera d’Asti Superioire “Baby” ’16  *1/2  $

Ground level Barbera, much improved over earlier vintages

Ca´del Sarto Barbera d’Alba ’15  ** $ VALUE

Good everyday Barbera, with good solid flavors 

Palladino Barbera d’Alba Superiore ’15 **1/2  $  VERY GOOD VALUE

A clear step above, rich and flavorful yet medium bodied

All of these wines can be purchased at Kenilworth Wine and Spirits.

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