Category Archives: Barbera

La Spinetta Fontana Vi Barbera d’Asti 2011

$14.99 Piedmont, Italy Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 33992   Barberas tend to be the lighter, everyday drinking wines of the makers of Barolo and Barbaresco.  However, some winemakers there make big, bold Barbera wines, but Giorgio Rivera of La Spinetta … Continue reading

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Indigenous Selections Barbera del Monferratto 2012

$12.99 Piedmont, Italy PLCB Code# 32993 The 2012 Barbera del Monferrato is from Indigenous Selections, a highly-specialized import firm owned by Giorgio Rivetti, who is also the winemaker/proprietor of the famous La Spinetta Winery. In less than a decade, Mr. … Continue reading

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Michele Chiarlo Barbera Superiore Le Orme 2010

$13.99 Piedmont, Italy PLCB Code# 38526 Medium-bodied, showing rich cherry, black currant and black pepper flavors. Moderate tannins work with the acidity to provide structure. Dry finish. Drink now through 2014.–BS 87 Points Wine Spectator Web Only 2013 The 2010 … Continue reading

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