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Barbera d'Alba, DOC, Cascina Francia, 2015

Specifications

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

Barbera d'Alba, DOC, Cascina Francia, 2015

12x75cl
£720.00
1 case
Equiv. £60.00 per bottle

Tasting Note:

More limestone to Cerretta’s clay, hence a more chiselled and mineral style of wine. Intense and a little more brooding than Cerretta. Crisp, stony bright red fruits with flecks of salt complimenting the richness of hot 2015 vintage. A west facing limestone rich vineyard planted at 400 metres above sea level. The wine Aged for two years in large used oak “botti”.

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