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2009 Bartolo Mascarello Barbera d'Alba
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90 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - November/December 2011

(aged in old casks holding from 25 to 50 hectoliters):  Good bright red-ruby.  Aromatic nose offers black cherry, raspberry, violet, licorice and herbs.  Sweet, intense fruit is buttressed by a firm spine of acidity.  Brisk but not hard.  Finishes with lightish tannins, excellent energy and lovely purity.  An excellent barbera from a terrific vintage for this variety.

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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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