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Simone Scaletta, Sarsera, Barbera d’Alba, Piedmont, 2010



  • Grape Variety: Barbera
  • Drink: 2013 - 2016


Simone Scaletta

Andrea Bricarello

Tasting: Barbera d’Alba

Fragrant violet nose. Crunchy berries midpalate. Elegant and spicy. Good complex red fruits and firm gripping tannins. Meaty and savoury finish.

Stephen Brook

Tasting: Barbera d’Alba

Opaque red. Rather stewed nose with some reduction. Broad and plump, rich and dense, but it’s also quite heavy-handed and extracted and shows a lack of purity. Thickly textured. Very oaky finish with some gawky acidity.

Ian D'Agata

Tasting: Barbera d’Alba

Deep red. Minty floral red berries and flowers, with a touch of overipeness. Then clean fresh and vibrant with lovely precision and laser-like delivery of the red fruit flavours. Long pure finish, but some may not like the stewed overripe quality.


Wine name: Sarsera
Wine classification:
Wine alcohol content: 14%
Wine colour: Red
Wine vintage: 2010
Price: £16.24
Wine style: Red, medium-bodied
Country: Italy
Region: Piedmont
Subregion: Barbera d'Alba

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