Red

2004 Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco Riserva Ovello

Nebbiolo

  • Italy
  • Piedmont
  • Langhe
  • Barbaresco
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Community Tasting Notes 73

  • Eric Wright Likes this wine: 89 points

    October 23, 2021 - Garnet, almost rusty color. On opening, nose is leather, oak, and olive. Body is medium. Tannins are surprisingly strong.
    With food after one hour decant, leather notes more subtle. Mushroom notes are strong. Fruit is muted. Clearly high quality, but not extraordinary

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • decaturwinedude wrote:

    September 15, 2021 - A Good Tuesday, Vol. VI: Italians (Benanti, Calafe, Produttori, Cornelissen, D&R, Quintarelli...: 2nd not great bottle of this in the last 2 years. I don't think these bottles were sound before they got to me. Muted. Tired. Non-desript, not showing Nebbiolo at all.

  • ersmith Likes this wine: 90 points

    October 20, 2020 - A little light - could spend some time time in the cellar.

  • Tim Heaton Likes this wine:

    July 19, 2020 - Double blind; was in Rousillon or N. Spain. Served under less than ideal temperature conditions, this was at first too cool, then as the temp came in the zone, it showed a bit sappy, the fruits much more dark red than red. It struggled to show structure, elegance, and was instead just full-on drinkable, and perfect for a casual summer dinner. That said, I've little doubt this was anything other than a victim(?) of its circumstance - a hot Denver summer night. Having said all this, now I can lean on the owner of the bottle to open additional bottles in the name of proper research. NR

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  • HowardNZ Likes this wine:

    June 28, 2020 - The 2004 Produttori Riservas: Asili wins by a nose (Magnum Society, Wellington, New Zealand): Served single blind, confused with the Montefico. I did not find the vegetal earthiness that I expect from a Produttori Ovello. My original pour was from a corked bottle but a later small sample from a clean bottle was very impressive (so it is reviewed accordingly). Ruby and some garnet colour. An attractive spicy red fruited and earthy bouquet. Rich, brambly fruit on palate. Plenty of rich, primary red fruit, red currant and raspberry. Brooding tannins. Well balanced. Excellent length. In its early drinking window. Impressive! My rating 5/7, group rating 3/7.

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Decanter

  • By Michaela Morris
    Produttori Ovello Vertical, 6/22/2018 (link)

    (Produttori del Barbaresco, Ovello, Riserva, Barbaresco, Piedmont, Italy, Red) Subscribe to see review text.

Vinous

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    November/December 2009, IWC Issue #147 (link)

    (Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco Ovello Riserva) Subscribe to see review text.

The WINEFRONT

  • By Campbell Mattinson
    8/18/2009 (link)

    (Produttori del Barbaresco Ovello Riserva) Subscribe to see review text.

View From the Cellar

  • By John Gilman
    Jul/Aug 2009, Issue #22, The Produttori del Barbaresco: The Wine World’s Most Amazing Cooperative

    (Barbaresco “Ovello” Riserva- Produttori del Barbaresco) Subscribe to see review text.

Vinous

  • By Antonio Galloni
    New Releases from Piedmont (Oct 2008) (link)

    (Produttori Del Barbaresco Barbaresco Riserva Ovello) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2004
  • Type Red
  • Producer Produttori del Barbaresco
  • Varietal Nebbiolo
  • Designation Riserva
  • Vineyard Ovello
  • Country Italy
  • Region Piedmont
  • SubRegion Langhe
  • Appellation Barbaresco
  • UPC Codes 665529001589, 665529002197

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  • In Cellars 575 (63%)
  • Consumed 337 (37%)

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BBQ sausages + ribs

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