The palate has loads of bright red fruit, tart cherries and a mix of sweet and sour strawberries. There are also notes of toast and nuts. Acids remain bright, even after ten years. Tannins are soft but noticeable. This wine is clearly ten years young, with years of cellar life remaining.

WHO Cascina Chicco
WHAT Barbera
WHERE Italy, Piedmont, Barbera d’Alba
WHEN 1998
HOW MUCH $26.98


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