The full bouquet is characteristic, complex and very persistent, the palate austere and warm, its considerable full body accentuated; the wine's superb balance and harmony are further exalted by sweet tannins.
Delicious with braised beef, game and aged cheese.
International Wine Cellar
Good medium red. Aromas and flavors of red and bitter cherry, cassis and caramel. Supple, creamy and sweet, showing the density and concentration of this vintage for barbera. But this firmly tannic, long and complete barbera is still a baby. Rating: 89(+?)
Luisa & Manuel Marchetti have been in charge of Luisa's family winery since 1990, with Manuel responsible for sales & promotions, Luisa orchestrating the wines with consultant oenologist Armando Cordero. Founded by Luisa's great-great-great-grandfather, the estate was one of the very first in the area to designate single vineyards on its labels as early as 1950. The property covers 62 acres, 42 of which are under vine. In fact, one of Marcarini's superb, historical crus... View More