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2017 Barbera d'Alba, Monchiero

2017 Barbera d'Alba, Monchiero

2017 Barbera d'Alba, Monchiero

£14.95 per bottle
£14.95 per bottle
Product Code: 33170101
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In 1950, the Monchiero winery was established in the heart of Barolo, Castiglione Falletto. The vineyards are overseen by Vittorio Monchiero, who graduated from the college of viticulture in Alba where the best Barbera is grown. Over the past decades, the reputation of wines made with Barbera changed considerably - from midweek drinking to serious reds with ripe fruit and direction.

Monchiero's highly drinkable Barbera comes from a single vineyard and it's one of the most interesting wines around. Luscious and pure with violet aromas and cherry fruit, you'll find this Barbera your perfect food companion.

Ben Godfrey, Mr.Wheeler

"I am a big fan of the wine of Piemonte in northern Italy, and a good Barbera d'Alba is often my go-to drinking red. In the hands of a good producer such as Vittorio Monchiero it is one of the most interesting wines around. Its ripe and luscious and packed with morello cherry and blackberry fruit. Im particularly taken with its warm spice-laden palate, with a touch of roasted coffee and dark chocolate. Barbera has a natural freshness to it, which makes it a very versatile and food-friendly choice, with acidity to cut through the creamiest of sauces as well as tomato-based dishes." 

Grape: /Barbera
Region: /Piedmont
Country: /Italy
ABV: /14%
Unit: /Bottle (75cl)

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Producer Information - Monchiero

In Castiglione Falleto, in the heart of the Barolo region, the Monchiero family established their wine business in the 1950s, initially only selling their grapes, but by the 1970s making their own wine.

Vittorio Monchiero has been at the helm since the 1980s, whilst his son Luca has recently joined the business.

Grape Variety - Barbera

This red variety is one of Italy's most planted, but, sadly, falls under many people's radar. Its home is in the north Italian region of Piedmont, in particular the vineyards surrounding the villages of Asti and Alba.

Producers enjoy the vigour of the variety and its resultant high yields, even in years when weather conditions are testing. This volume, however, does not make it a variety that produces wine without character. Traditionally the wines are easy drinking with a ripe, smokey, cherry and autumnal berry aroma and fresh acidity on the palate, but of late we have seen an influx of far more serious wines. Full bodied, dense and ageworthy Barbera is not uncommon these days.

Few varieties produce a wine more suited to simple grilled meats, barbecues and dishes with rich Italian tomato sauces.

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