Ripe black fruit, espresso, and hints of tarragon show on the nose. Raspberries and cranberries, coffee and eucalyptus, all come through on the palate. Tart flavors linger. This is a bit of a mish-mash, disjointed fruit and flavors fighting against each other instead of working together. Not Recommended. DBH

WHO: Camp du Rouss
WHAT: Barbera
WHEN: 2012
WHERE: Barbera d’Asti, Piedmont, Italy
HOW MUCH: $20 (media sample)
POINTS: NR

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