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Colour: Red
Producer: Giacomo Conterno
Region: Italy
Appellation: Alba
Grape Variety: Barbera

Barbera d'Alba, DOC, Cascina Francia, 2013

1 case
Equiv. £108.33 per bottle

Tasting Note:

Deep bright red fruit, lithe raspberry and bramble flavours with a lively, salty sapid edge, excellent richness too whilst maintaining shape and definition. A limestone-based vineyard in the Serralunga commune that sits 450 metres above sea level, that yields wines of taut, mineral structures. Ageing is for 2 years in large used oak “Botti.”

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