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Barbera d’Alba 2015 by Franco Conterno

Conterno is well known family name in Piemonte. Franco Conterno, however, is a "manager" that is new to me but having tried this Barbera several times lately I know I need to try more of his wines.

There are many Barbera on the market but this must surely be one of the best in the ordinary price range.

Complex smell of red fruit, dark cherries, spices and hint of chocolate. The taste is very smooth and fruity with a beautiful balance. The acidity is perhaps on the low side for being Barbera. The grapes have been destemmded and spent some time in 225l oak before bottling.

The wine will go with many different dishes.

Barbera d'Alba Superiore 2015
Franco Conterno
Ca 14€ or 200 NOK

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