Barbera d'Alba 2010 and 2011: panel tasting results

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A positive reaction from our experts to these versatile, approachable and affordable wines, with the 2010 vintage edging the 2011 thanks to their ripeness balanced by refreshing acidity. See the top 18 wines recommended by our judges in our panel tasting as featured in the Decanter Magazine May 2013 issue...
Barbera d'alba 2010, Barbera d'alba 2011, Clavesana Era Superiore 2010
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Clavesana, Era, Superiore 2010
Decanter average score:
17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Andrea Briccarello 16.5 Stephen Brook 18 Ian D’Agata 16.5
Stylish black fruits nose, discreet and sophisticated. Flavours of cranberry jelly, cherry, a touch of rose; ripe and svelte. Long and tactile, with plenty of character. Not a blockbuster, but has elegance and moreishness.
Price N/A UK Vinexus
Drink 2013–2015
Alc 13.5%