Barbera d'Alba 2010 and 2011: panel tasting results
Fratelli Alessandria, Priòra, Superiore 2010
Decanter average score: 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Andrea Briccarello 16.5 Stephen Brook 17.5 Ian D’Agata 17
Intense and extracted nose of dark spices, marzipan, red cherry and red forest fruits. Medium-bodied, has precision and finesse, lifted despite its quite powerful tannins, and has elegant acidity on the finish. Long and vibrant.
Price £24 Berry Bros & Rudd