Barbera is one of the most widely planted grapes in Italy, and also here in the Sierra Foothills! It primarily grows in the Piemonte region of Northern Italy. It is known for its deep color, low tannins, and high acidity, which make it supremely drinkable even as a young wine.
Red fruit, berry, dark fruit, plum, blackberry, spice
Fruit, jammy, raspberry, blackberry, black cherry, plum, black currant, floral, spicy, licorice
Medium body, tart acidity, soft tannins, moderate flavor, intensity, silky
Sausage, pasta with tomato sauce, pizza, poultry, roasted meats, game meats, chili
Fontina, lancshire, mozzarella, pecorino romano
Silver Medal: 2018 California State Fair Commercial Wine Competition