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2017 Vietti Barbera D'asti Tre VigneBarbera from Italy

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"Ruby purple color with ripe red cherry aromas with hints sweet spices. A dry, medium bodied red wine with refreshing acidity, the Barbera d’Asti Tre Vigne is well balanced wit...

  • 93 Anthony Dias Blue - Tasting Panel
  • 91 Wine Spectator
  • 90 Monica Larner - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
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93

Deep garnet color and a luscious blackberry nose; creamy, deep, and juicy with dense berry notes. Long, balanced, and lovely, with flair and amazing value.

91 Wine Spectator

"High-toned black currant, black cherry and violet aromas and flavors are accented by vanilla and toast notes in this suave red. Supple and intense, with a lingering aftertaste of dark fruit, licorice and spice. Drink now through 2024. 6,000 cases made, 3,000 cases imported. --BS"

90 Monica Larner - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

"Despite the deep concentration and richness of the 2017 Barbera d'Asti Tre Vigne, the freshness is still there. The three vineyard parcels Vietti farms in Asti go into this wine of impressive depth. Yes, this was one of the hottest vintages in a decade for Barbera d'Asti, but it still shows more acidity than the estate’s Barbera d'Alba. This wine is rustic and raw with plenty of structure. Originally planted in 1932 and 1935, they bought these vineyards in 1995 and replanted many in 1996, with fruit from the old vines going into their special La Crena selection. Some 35,000 bottles were made."

Product Description:

"Ruby purple color with ripe red cherry aromas with hints sweet spices. A dry, medium bodied red wine with refreshing acidity, the Barbera d’Asti Tre Vigne is well balanced with good integration of oak, good complexity and a long finish of red cherries." - Winery

Product Detail

Item # 117154
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Sub-Region Barbera d'Asti
Ratings

93 - Anthony Dias Blue - Tasting Panel

91 - Wine Spectator

90 - Monica Larner - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Vintage 2017
Color Red
ABV 14.5%
Varietal(s) Barbera
Size 750mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste high acid, low tannin, fruity and floral
Nose red fruit, currant and blackberry