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2012 Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco


  • Italy
  • Piedmont
  • Langhe
  • Barbaresco
Drink between 2019 - 2028 (Edit)
CT90.6 318 reviews

Community Tasting Notes 239

  • andreel Likes this wine: 90 points

    January 14, 2022 - Surprisingly approachable - I expected it to be quite foursquare. In a nice phase with fruit still being there but with secondary notes coming through. Tannins very much there so better with food.

    4 people found this helpful Comments (1)
  • Chris Likes this wine: 94 points

    January 1, 2022 - Continues to be one of my favorite wines. Gorgeous, deep, great fruit, excellent color, solid tannins but integrated. Wonderful as always. My last of the 2012s but thankfully I have 2014s and 2015s ready to go soon.

    3 people found this helpful Comments (3)
  • yipen Likes this wine:

    November 26, 2021 - Still quite young, very light colored, with lots of sediment. took a while of open up. quite elegant for a non vineyard barbaresco

    5 people found this helpful Comments (2)
  • blackcrowb Likes this wine: 93 points

    November 26, 2021 - Beautiful aromatics of cherry and red licorice and on the palate is cherry cough drops, anise and a bit of church incense. Lightish body and strong acid make this a near perfect table wine. I would not decant this wine because while you might accomplish softening it,you would lose the explosive bouquet as it hits the wine glass from the bottle. These are almost always solid and a good value (or they used to be).

    4 people found this helpful Comments (2)
  • sbern Does not like this wine:

    November 6, 2021 - Sheesh. Was looking forward to what may have been my first taste of Barbaresco. Saved this bottle in the cellar for 5 years. Decanted it today for over 7 hours. On opening, the nose was full and promising, but that promise faded fairly quickly. By the time we tasted this there wasn't any aroma left to speak of, and any flavours were austere to say the least. Faintly medicinal would be the kindest comment I could make. 2 of the 3 of us didn't like it at all and didn't finish one glass, though the third found it to be fairly drinkable. I didn't think this was corked, but it may have been slightly off in some way. Or perhaps I'm just not a fan of Barbaresco.
    I'll have to try another Barbaresco at some time - I'd hate to write it off completely after this one experience.

    3 people found this helpful Comments (5)
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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2012
  • Type Red
  • Producer Produttori del Barbaresco
  • Varietal Nebbiolo
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Italy
  • Region Piedmont
  • SubRegion Langhe
  • Appellation Barbaresco
  • UPC Codes 665529000049, 665529000193, 665529002043, 665529005020, 8025022000199, 8025022005194, 8809333020097

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 54 (1%)
  • In Cellars 3,830 (60%)
  • Consumed 2,534 (39%)

Food Pairing

Community Recommendations

agneau, Beef, Beer braised beef short ribs, boeuf, braisés, champignons, Eggplant Involtini, gegrilltes Fleisch, gibier, Lamb

Who Likes This Wine

97% Like It  147 votes

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