Red

1999 Azienda Agricola Trinchero Barbera d'Asti Vigna del Noce

Barbera

  • Italy
  • Piedmont
  • Asti
  • Barbera d'Asti
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Community Tasting Notes 9

  • cdp1276 Likes this wine: 91 points

    March 11, 2018 - Tasting nicely but for a 1999 this still has life on it yet! Tart cherry, plum, star anise and white pepper.

  • JWG wrote: 94 points

    February 23, 2018 - Just a great barbera. See my notes from 2017, since this one is pretty much its twin.

  • JWG wrote: 94 points

    August 30, 2017 - Even a bit more delicious than my 2013 tasting. Nose is still big of dark cherries and cedar. The palate is chewy, tarry, smoky, but what cuts through it all is a good hit of acidity. Light tannins at end carry on for a while. Wonderful barbera. Still lively and younghish.

  • JWG wrote: 93 points

    October 23, 2013 - Huge nose redolent of tar and dark dark cherries, and cedar. Don't even need to put it to one's lips, because the nose is so delightful and dark, as some wines are of the Langhe. The palate has a forward sharpness of acidic fruit that really cuts the big nose. The taste is chewy, fruity, tarry, leathery, smoky and has a nice moderate hit of tannins at the end. This shows no sign of age -- bright, young, yet a certain maturity that must have come from its 14 years of life. The Trinchero really know how to handle barbera.

  • pbmedder Likes this wine:

    August 19, 2013 - 14% abv. Still deep ruby, despite its age. Nose appears older, dried fruit, quite high-toned, coffee, sweet spice, meaty, fragrant and beautiful. Fine dusty tannins, high acidity, bit tart on finish, sour cherry. Very good. Very fresh still with fine texture and a beautiful nose. Acidity a bit volatile, especially on the palate.

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    New Releases from Piedmont (Dec 2010) (link)

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  • By John Gilman
    Jan/Feb 2008, Issue #13, Recently Tasted Italian Red Wines: Outstanding Options Abound

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1999
  • Type Red
  • Producer Azienda Agricola Trinchero
  • Varietal Barbera
  • Designation Vigna del Noce
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Italy
  • Region Piedmont
  • SubRegion Asti
  • Appellation Barbera d'Asti

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  • In Cellars 79 (52%)
  • Consumed 73 (48%)

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