Other Reds

2014

BARBERA D'ALBA BATASIOLO .750

Barbera

750 ML

Regular Price: $17.99

Special Price $13.99

Product Description

The color is ruby red with violet hues. The palate is dry, with good acidity and tannins very delicate and almost imperceptible. The wine is medium-bodied with fresh berry and plum flavors and a lovely, soft finish. Perfect with appetizers, ham, game and pasta with red sauce.

Details

Varietal: Barbera

Region: Barbera d'Alba

Region Description:

In a Country the Ancient Greek's called "Oentrua" (land of vines) Alba is located in the foothills of the Alps in the province of Cuneo, Piedmont, Italy. It is considered the capital of the hilly area of Langhe, and is famous for the white truffle, Peach and Barbera grape. The winemaking region of the Piedmont bares a resemblance to Bordeaux. Both are similar in latitude, summertime temperatures and rainfall. The area of the Piedmont is affected by its sub-alpine location and vineyards are typically planted on the hillsides. Barbera is grown on warm south facing slopes.Famous for its capacity to create warmth and engender vigor; Barbera was hailed by the officers of the Savoyard army as a "sincere companion." It was said that it encouraged a level-headed attitude at the most difficult moments in a hard-fought battle.