2017 Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco DOCG

Piedmont, Italy

If you want to get to know Barbaresco, look no further. This standard bearer is moreish and alluring with dark raspberry, cherry and wispy tannin.


There are few producers making Barbaresco in the same class as the wines of the Produttori, but none who surpasses them.

- Sheldon Wasserman

About The Wine

A beautiful release from possibly the greatest wine cooperative in the world. The Produttori’s wines are always accessibly priced classics showing the best measure of the vintage.

No wonder given this standard bearer is drawn from Nebbiolo across their ranks of over 50 committed growers.

So charming and moreish, there’s middle weight fruit of dark raspberry and cherry, and alluring fennel, spice and wispy tannin.

About Produttori del Barbaresco

The singular focus on grape variety, place and unwavering quality, is what sets the cooperative wines of the Produttori del Barbaresco wines apart.

This collaboration of small grape growers came at the encouragement of the local priest in 1958, at a time when there was no premium market for these wines. Today, the operation is headed by the irrepressible Aldo Vacca.

Now controlling almost 1/6 of Barbaresco’s vines and 9 single vineyard bottlings, this collective of 52 families produce and some the most consistent, classic and accessibly priced expressions of Nebbiolo from this region.

Aldo Vacca
Aldo Vacca
Barbaresco, Italy
Additional Info

From the Producer

Sourced from 100 hectares of prime Barbaresco vineyards across the 50 plus growers of the Produttori cooperative.

Soils are a mix of limestone and clay and some sand.

The wine is fermented in stainless steel and given 30 days maceration on the skins. Matured in large oak casks for 24 months.

Blend : Nebbiolo 100%
ABV : 14.5%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2035
Bottle Size : 750ml

Botti in the cellar
Botti in the cellar
Barbaresco, Italy
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

Jancis Robinson

''Just mid ruby with orange tinges. Lifted sour-cherry and raspberry nose. Elegant raspberry fruit palate which has a medium-weight feel to it and coating tannins. Long and still youthful. Promising.'' - Walter Speller (Jancis Robinson)

The Wine Front

‘’Perhaps the producer that brings more smiles to my face than any other? Love PdB. Dark cherry, spiced ripe strawberry, sugared almonds, dried herb and mint/menthol. It’s medium to full-bodied, ripe in red fruit and cherry flavour, yet stays pretty fresh, open weave tannin offers pleasing grip, and there’s a stony ‘mineral’ feel, along with sweet spices, and a long almond-laced finish. It’s a lovely wine, with no shortage of character and drinking appeal. Yes.’’ - Gary Walsh (The Wine Companion)


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