2019 Cigliuti Barbera Campass

Piemonte, Italy

A deep and dark single-vineyard Barbera from a family-owned winery with oodles of history


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About the Wine

The Cigliuti Barbera Campass comes from older vines than the Serraboella, although from the same general area. The wine has everything that people love about Barbera: purple fruits, heaps of spice and liquorice, and a deep and layered palate with a long finish. Fermentation in steel vats and maturation in 15% new and 85% old oak helps to aid the complexity of the wine.

Like the Serraboella, the Campass can be enjoyed with grilled white or red meats, pasta, cured meats, risotto, or cheeses, and it can definitely benefit from a few more years of cellaring.

About Cigliuti

The Fratelli Cigliuti winery is situated on the Serraboella hill, some 350 metres above sea level overlooking Neive, one of three villages responsible for producing Barbaresco. Renato inherited his father’s 6.5 hectare property which remains family owned and run and is now into its fifth generation with daughters Claudia and Sylvia.

Winemaking techniques lean towards the traditional. Estate-grown, handpicked grapes are fermented with native yeasts in stainless steel, then aged in larger Slavonian oak barrels along with some barriques. Dolcetto and Nebbiolo grapes grow in the calcareous soils of the southwest-facing vineyards, while Barbera is cultivated on clayey sites with a south-eastern exposure. The wines show great complexity, minerality and personality.

Additional Info

From the Producer

GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Barbera


VINEYARD: Campass in the Serraboella cru

LOCATION: Southeast

ALTITUDE: 350 m above sea level


VINE AGE: 25 years

YIELD PER HECTARE: about 5000 – 5500 Kg

PRUNING: upwards Guyot training

FERMENTATION AND MACERATION: in steel vats at controlled temperatures

AGEING: in new and second-use French oak barriques


SERVE WITH: roast and grilled white and red meat, pasta with meat sauce, risottos and soups, semi-mature cheeses, cured

Blend : Barbera (100%)
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2026
Bottle Size : 750ml

Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews


"The 2019 Barbera d’Alba Campass emerges from a single south-east facing block. If offers up an exciting mélange of blueberry, spice, lavender, mocha and licorice. Deep, dense and beautifully layered, the 2019 is a gorgeous wine from Cigliuti. It spent 18 months in French oak, about 15% new." Antonio Galloni (


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