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Barbera d'Alba, Cascina Ballarin, Piedmont, Italy

Piemonte, Italy

Barbera d'Alba, Cascina Ballarin, Piedmont, Italy
2016 SWA Silver International Wine Challenge 2016 Commended IWSC 2016 Bronze

Tasting Notes

Cascina Ballarin is located in La Morra and Monforte d'Alba - their Barbera d'Alba has luscious, fresh red cherry fruit, really good richness, soft tannins and crisp balancing acidity.

Food Matches

Barbeque & Pasta- Tomato & Charcuterie

Wine Profile

Wine Type Red Wine

Vintage 2016

Style Medium Bodied Reds

Country Italy

Region Piemonte

Grower Name Cascina Ballarin

Grape Variety Barbera

ABV 14.50%

Closure Natural Cork

Allergens Sulphites

SKU 16144063

Grower

Cascina Ballarin

Cascina Ballarin

Cascina Ballarin is a family run estate which has been in the hands of the same family since 1928, working the land and the cellars with dedication, passion and in the pursuit of expressing the Piemonte terroir to the fullest. Each site is handled meticulously year round - from winter pruning, through careful management and monitoring of the grapes during the summer ripening… Read More

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Region

Piemonte

Piemonte

Piemonte is one of the best-known and finest wine regions in Italy. The regional capital is Turin, and it is found to the north-west of the country at the sourhern end of the Alps - indeed the name 'Piemonte' can be loosely translated as 'at the foot of the mountains'. Nebbiolo produced here goes into the world famous wines Barolo and Barbaresco, while… Read More

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Grape

Barbera

Barbera

Barbera is a red grape variety native to Italy and commonly found in the region of Piemonte, in the north-west of Italy at the foot of the Alps. It ripens relatively late and even when fully ripe, retains a high level of natural acidity, making it an ideal variety for cultivation in hotter climates, such as Italy. Wines show a delicious combination of sour red and black fruit,… Read More

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2016 SWA Silver International Wine Challenge 2016 Commended IWSC 2016 Bronze
Wine Challenge SRA Accreditation 2019 Carbon Trust 2018 London Living Wage ISOQAR ISOQAR BRC Accreditation 2019

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