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, Marchesi di Barolo Paiagal 2010
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Marchesi di Barolo, Paiagal 2010
Decanter average score:
17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Andrea Briccarello 16.5 Stephen Brook 17.5 Ian D’Agata 18
Vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg along with red cherry and flowers on the knockout nose. A very modern-style Barbera; clean and fresh with red cherry and red berry flavours which linger nicely, a juicy mid-palate and savoury finish. This has charm and finesse.
Price £24.99 Dalla Terra
Drink 2013–2016
Alc 14%