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2016 Barbera d'Asti DOCG Superiore "La Bogliona", Piedmont, Italy

Clear, firm, deep and quite polished nose of predominantly black berries with a touch of tar and tobacco, coffee-like hints, a hint of liquorice and floral nuances. Firmly woven, ripe and very juicy, tart dark fruit with quite present, yet crumbly tannins, dried herbs in the background, persistent, has power and certain polish, lasting, certain depth, notes reminiscent of mint and sage, salt in the background, still very young, very good to long, dense, juicy finish with bite. Needs more time.

Best to drink: 2024-2034+. What our ratings mean

Last reviewed: 3 February, 2023
Price: 34.00 € find+buy
Type: Rotwein(Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14%
Classification: Superiore
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: wooden barrel
Variety: Barbera
Registration number: ACVS-L21/175

The Republic of Italy in southern Europe with its capital Rome covers 301,338 km². Most of the national territory is located on the Apennine Peninsula, which is surrounded by...

The red grape variety originates from Italy. The name is possibly derived from "Berberis", an alcoholic drink made from barberry berries with a similar acidic taste. Synonyms are...

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