France - Languedoc-Roussillon
What We Say
Berry and plum aromas follow through to a concentrated palate with fine tannins and a bright finish. A classic, refined Barbaresco from the renowned Nebbiolo grape.
What They Say
Full body vintage with ripe and intense red fruit, powerful tannins and a long finish.
About The Producer Produttori del Barbaresco
A world-renowned producer of Barbaresco, Produttori del Barbaresco has a fabulous history. In 1894, Domizio Cavazza, director of the Royal Enological School of Alba, understood the uniqueness of the Nebbiolo produced in Barbaresco and created the first cooperative “Cantine Sociali” by bringing together 9 producers from the town. The cooperative character displeased the fascist regime which closed it in the 1930s. In 1958, faced with the rural exodus towards the Fiat factories in Turin, the village priest convinced 19 families from the village to stay and revive the cooperative. , the first three vintages of which will be vinified in the church. Today the cooperative brings together 50 families, and from its new cellar built on the church square exports its wines all over the world.
Critics & Awards
Wine Spectator Top 100, 2013: Wine Spectator Top 100 #61
The TEXSOM International Wine Awards, 2012: Bronze
Wine Spectator Top 100, 1992: Wine Spectator Top 100 #88
Wine Spectator Top 100, 1990: Wine Spectator Top 100 #9