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, Negro Angelo & Figli di Giovanni Negro, Bertu 2010
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Negro Angelo & Figli di Giovanni Negro, Bertu 2010
Decanter average score:
18pts/20 (93/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Andrea Briccarello 17 Stephen Brook 18.5 Ian D’Agata 18.5
Floral, inky and raspberry notes on the very perfumed, pretty nose. Fine attack, sleek and elegant, with delicious black fruits and vibrant acidity. This has precision and impeccable balance, with no rough edges.
Price POA Enotria
Drink 2013–2016
Alc 14.5%