Today’s Quick Sip is the 2012 Barbera d'Asti Tre Vigne from Vietti Winery. Located in Italy's Piedmont region within the small medieval village of Castiglione Falletto, Vietti has family roots tracing back to the 19th century. They are currently operated by fourth-generation family members. The Barbera grape variety, native to the Piedmont, thrives around the town of Asti and generally produces easy-drinking wines with soft tannins and red berry fruit flavors. At the Cork-Exclusive special price of $15.99 (with free shipping on any order); this Barbera offers great taste and value and is an ideal addition to any dinner table. For further information and where you can find this wallet-friendly selection, please see my tasting notes below.
|Vietti 2012 Barbera d'Asti Tre Vigne|
Review: Vietti 2012 Barbera d'Asti Tre Vigne (SRP $20): This lively and inviting Barbera pours a deep garnet color with ruby highlights. It is medium-bodied and supple, with spice-tinged aromas and flavors redolent of sweet black cherries, deep black-raspberry, and blackberries, ending with a hint of vanilla bean and a nice burst of bright acidity in the medium-long finish. Overall, this is a versatile and food-friendly charmer that will complement your favorite Italian dishes and more without breaking the piggy bank. Enjoy now or within the next year or two. Region: Piedmont, Italy. (Other info: ABV 14%, matured in French / Slovenian oak casks for 14 months then moved to stainless for 2 months before bottling, unfiltered, cork enclosure). 89 Points.
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