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2011 Palmina Barbera Santa Barbara County

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90 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - November/December 2013

Vivid ruby.  Expressive dark berry aromas are complemented by notes of peppery spices and candied flowers.  Sweet boysenberry and cherry compote flavors show very good energy and pick up a smoky nuance with air.  Finishes smooth and long, with velvety tannins coming on late and adding gentle grip.

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Barbera

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