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Community Tasting Notes (211) Avg Score: 91.1 points

  • Full bodied. Brick garnet color, some tart strawberry and cherry. Suggest 2 to 4 more years.

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  • Easily recognizable Produttori. Full body, brick-garnet colour, 14.5% abv. Complex aroma of red fruits, flowers, truffles, tar and wet forest. Dominant strawberry and red currant palate following by muscular tannins, wild berries' acidity and lingering, juicy finish. Early mature, rich and concentrated but well balanced and harmonious, Produttori never disappoints. Food friendly, well pairing to roast beef and grilled eggplant. Serve 18ºC - 20ºC. Open 3 hours ahead. Drink now and the next 10/12 years.

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  • Still way too tannic; it needs another five years in the cellar. Right now it’s tough to drink

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  • I've become so wrapped up with their single vineyard wines i forget sometimes just how lovely this basic bottle really is!

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  • This Barb drank really well. Well not initially. I did a PNP. I thought I'd be a man's man, like the John Wayne type walking through the saloon doors and boisterously telling the bartender, "hey bartender, gimme some of that there umm Barbaresco. I''ll take it in a glass straight up" To which he replied "well sir, umm, don't you want me to...." I cut him off immediately, "Don't you sir me. Just pour the damn Babarusco"

    So he did. He popped the cork on a new bottle and poured into a house table water glass. And so I drank. The wine was not ready or as accommodating as I had hoped. Still, I wore my stern, weathered, battle hardened leather face through tasting my 1st 4oz pour. I kept my cowboy poker face and composure like there was nothing not to like here.

    But my thought was that the wine is not so pleasurable off the PNP and needs some air time. That's when I (John Wayne :) blurted out, "hey little lady! Bring me one of those flower pots (vase) over here. Would you be a darling and do that for me, little lady?" The glass flower vase would serve as my makeshift on-site decanter. It worked and it helped. The bottle was saved. YAY!!!

    So coming back to real life. Yes, this wine eventually drank well. And drank as it was meant to be drunk. With some bottle age, and airtime, and with a little food. We was Gucci...

    I like it. I'll have it again. And then maybe again. But I gotta keep my paws off the Riservas. I have been recently adding these to the war chest.

    Those are for days when the time is just right and I'm not feeling as much as a gun slinging cowboy, but more of a Wall St hedge fund honcho who needs these wines served perfectly, at just the right temperature, and in just the right stemware. And of course with the best food and with all the glitzy people of esteemed social circles. This on an evening, prearranged months in advance of course, at the Hamptons oceanfront compound. And for those that may frown upon this, well you're not invited. So take that LOL

    Don't mind my gibberish...

    Cheers all!

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    Barbaresco: The Highs & Lows of 2016-2020 (Oct 2020), 10/1/2020, (See more on Vinous...)

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