2019 De Forville Barbaresco

Outstanding value Nebbiolo from a fifth-generation producer in Barbaresco.
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
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The Barbaresco is the pride and joy of the De Forville estate.

The family has a deep passion for the region and strive to deliver the most honest expression of Nebbiolo from their home that they can. Taken from the vineyards of Loreto, Ovello and Cavanna, names those familiar with the region will recognise as exemplary.

The winemaking is a blend of traditional methodology with modern equipment and process making for a crystal-clear, fine, stuctured and beautifully aromatic example of Barbaresco.

93 points
"I reckon this is something of a bargain and really very good."
- Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

Obtained from Nebbiolo grapes cultivated in the vineyards of Loreto, Ovello and Cavanna in the commune of Barbaresco. It is a full-bodied wine, with balanced tannins and texture. It matures for two years in wooden casks to express its velvety taste and perfumes after some years in the bottle.

VINE: 100% Nebbiolo.

PRODUCTION AREA: comune of Barbaresco, vineyards in Loreto, Ovello and Cavanna.

93 points - "Dark cherry, earthy and deep, black tea and dark spices, a little liquorice and violet too. It’s dark and brooding, firm and ferrous tannin, plenty of ripe dark fruit, and while it’s tea-like and savoury, it has succulence to go with it. Quite rusty with tobacco on the finish, but gee it has personality and lots of rugged impact. You need to love tannin (and of course I do) and with that caveat, I reckon this is something of a bargain and really very good." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

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    Matt C.
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    2 years ago
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Bargain barbaresco

    Very pretty nose, great value barbaresco, will be picking up a few more.

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