From: Piemonte, Italy
Serve with: Pasta dishes, red meats
This wine shows the softer side of Barbera, an under-rated red wine that can be hard-edged in youth.
It offers complex flavors of black, cherry, spices, smoked meat and vanilla. It's a very smooth red wine that can be drunk with pleasure now.
--Michael Dresser, The Baltimore SunCopyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun