Trediberri

Barbera d'Alba 2019

Barbera d'Alba

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The grapes for this Barbera are sourced  from the sandier soils of Roero and several vineyards just outside the hamlet of Torriglione. Like the Dolcetto, fermentation takes place in concrete and stainless steel tanks and only uses indigenous yeasts. Interestingly, the Barbera is the only varietal at Trediberri that is subjected to an aggressive green harvest. The resulting wine is rich and round, and the absence of oak brings intense purity.

Vineyard

The steep slopes of Torriglione are dominated by compact blue marl, which is about 40% limestone, 35% clay and 25% sand. It is located at the foot of Rocche dell’Annunziata, just below the winery.

Vintage

2019 turned out to be a beautiful vintage, even though the early spring was characterized by high temperatures. The summer heat was moderated by particularly cool evenings – particularly in the last couple weeks of September.

Food Pairing

Fruit driven, with great weight and beautiful acidity, this is a serious Barbera to be sure. In a way, it’s a bridge between the fresh and gulpable Dolcetto the noble heights of Nebbiolo, as it layers in structure and ageability.

Color

Red

Grape Varieties

Barbera

Appellation

Barbera d'Alba

Farming

Organic

Alcohol

14.50%

Suggested Retail Price

$22.99

Reviews

"Delivers great clarity and grape purity"

Wine Advocate (90+) - September 9, 2020 "This is a terrific expression that puts emphasis on elegance and streamlined intensity. As far as this normally plump and succulent grape goes, the Trediberri 2019 Barbera d'Alba is lightweight in texture and luminous in appearance. The wine offers a more compact interpretation that ultimately delivers great clarity and grape purity. Tart berry and white cherry segue to light spice and herbal accents of dried mint and basil."

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