2006 La Contea, San Cristoforo, Riserva, Barbaresco

Producer: La Contea
Vintage: 2006
Grape variety: Nebbiolo
Origin: Italy, North West, Piedmont
Appellation: Barbera del Monferrato
Date tasted: 9 June 2012
Price when tasted: £29 (2005)

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Tasting notes


Chocolate, red baking apples, waxy incense, spice and red berry fruit bouquet. Robust, warm and rich palate with good zesty, juicy acidity and fine ageing. A very good wine. Complex and powerful. Drink: 2013-2020. Alc: 15%. (16.88 points)

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