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Vietti Barbera d'Asti Tre Vigne 2017

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Vietti Barbera d'Asti Tre Vigne 2017

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Ruby purple color with ripe red cherry aromas with hints sweet spices. A dry, medium bodied red wine with refreshing acidity, the Barbera d'Asti Tre Vigne is well balanced with good integration of oak, good complexity and a long finish of red cherries. Pair with antipasti, rich salads, grilled seasoned vegetables, hearty soups, pasta, pork, chicken with light sauces.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Piedmont, Barbera d'Asti
Brand Vietti
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
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Wine SpectatorHigh-toned black currant, black cherry and violet aromas and flavors are accented by vanilla and toast notes in this suave red. Supple and intense, with a lingering aftertaste of dark fruit, licorice and spice. Drink now through 2024. 6,000 cases made, 3,000 cases imported.

Bruce Sanderson, February 29, 2020
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Wine AdvocateDespite the deep concentration and richness of the 2017 Barbera d'Asti Tre Vigne, the freshness is still there. The three vineyard parcels Vietti farms in Asti go into this wine of impressive depth. Yes, this was one of the hottest vintages in a decade for Barbera d'Asti, but it still shows more acidity than the estate's Barbera d'Alba. This wine is rustic and raw with plenty of structure. Originally planted in 1932 and 1935, they bought these vineyards in 1995 and replanted many in 1996, with fruit from the old vines going into their special La Crena selection. Some 35,000 bottles were made.

Monica Larner, June 28, 2019