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Barba Montepulciano d'Abruzzo I Vasari Old Vines 2011

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Barba Montepulciano d'Abruzzo I Vasari Old Vines 2011

SKU 16022


Careful selection of the best grapes in the vineyard and collection in boxes. Temperature-controlled fermentation in open French Oak barrels with post-fermentation maceration up to 28-30 days after the beginning of fermentation. Malolactic fermentation and ageing on lees for at least 60 days. Elevation in oak barrels for 16 months.
Category Red Wine
Region Italy, Abruzzo, Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
Brand Barba
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Wine SpectatorElegant and sanguine, this layers supple tannins and accents of graphite and spice with notes of plum sauce, fennel seed, dried blueberry and espresso, followed by a plush finish. Drink now through 2024. 1,000 cases made.

Alison Napjus, November 15, 2014
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Wine EnthusiastThis deeply colored wine unfurls with aromas of dark berry, juniper flower and a hint of vanilla. The concentrated palate delivers sour cherry, plum and pipe tobacco alongside firm but fine-grained tannins.

Kerin O'Keefe, July 1, 2015