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2006 La Spinetta/Giorgio Rivetti Barbera d'Asti Ca' di Pian
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07/26/2009
by ratso222
Needs food and a woman. Definite a bonner wine.
classy wine
03/26/2009
by barolo89
Rivetti makes great wine, whether it be Nebbiolo or Barbera. This Barbera is pure class

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About Italy

Italy, like France, offers a world of wine styles within a single country: dry Italian white wines ranging from lively and minerally to powerful and full-bodied; cheap and cheerful Italian red wines in both a cooler, northern style and a richer, warmer southern style; structured, powerful reds capable of long aging in bottle; sparkling wines; sweet wines and dessert wines.
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Barbera

Piedmont may be famous for its Nebbiolo-based wines, Barolo and Barbaresco, but the inhabitants of this region in Northwest Italy don't drink these big, tannic wines on an everyday basis. When it comes to a weekday dinner's accompaniment, they usually turn to Barbera (when not drinking the other everyday wine of the region, Dolcetto.) With this in mind, it's no surprise that...
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