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Giacomo Borgogno Barbera d’Alba Superiore 2007 (Italy) Add to ...

  • Rating 92
  • Year 2007
  • Food Pairing Truffled risotto, grilled sausages or roasted meats
  • Price $19.95

If Barolo and Barbaresco are the king and queen of Italy’s Piedmont region, barbera, based on the grape of the same name, is the blue-collar red. But there’s regal blood in this outstanding example from Borgogno. Medium full–bodied and juicy, it’s exceptionally ripe, with fresh berries and violet and a tamer acid bite than most barberas. Suitable for truffled risotto, it would also match well with grilled sausages or roasted meats. Available in Ontario.

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