Tag Archives: Barbera

Matteo Correggia with Giovanni Correggia

So, finding yourself priced out of Langhe Nebbiolos? Well fret not because you can certainly get your Italian fix with some very smart Roero wines. Roero is a hilly region north of the Paesana municipal in Southern Piedmont. The quiet … Continue reading

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Correggia 2010 Barberas and Nebbiolo

I tasted the following wines at Prince Wine Store on the weekend, and for the attached pricetags they are a buy worth considering. Good entry level Nebbiolo and Barbera for the more adventurous wine drinker who seeks to broaden their … Continue reading

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Alpha Box & Dice ‘Enigma’ Barbera Cabernet Sauvignon 2009, McLaren Vale, SA

$27 from Cloudwine (South Melbourne). This is a 65/35 blend of Barbera and Cabernet Sauvignon. Clear, intense black ruby colour with fine legs. Clean, youthful aromas of black cherry, mulberry with hints of fine ground dried herbs and fresh peppercorns. … Continue reading

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Massena Barbera 2011, Barossa Valley

I’ve always enjoyed what Jaysen and Dan have done with the Massena wines over the years, and jumped at the newletter offer for three new releases. Tasting notes will be provided for the Eleventh Hour 2010 and Moonlight Run 2009 … Continue reading

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Barbera d’Alba (and one other), Piedmont, Italy

I tasted the following Barberas at Prince Wine Store (South Melbourne). Nice entry-level Italian wines at a reasonable price (taking into consideration shipping etc). These would make an enjoyable punt for any mildy warmer evening. At this moment, I think … Continue reading

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