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Barbera del Monferrato, Oreste Buzio
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Organic

Barbera del Monferrato, Oreste Buzio - 2018

Item # 27714 750mL
$13.96/ Single Bottle
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$167.52 $150.77/ Case of 12
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Organic

Certified Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard. Certified in the country of origin.


Tasting Notes

A deep ruby in the glass, this charming Barbera overflows with personality. Red cherries complement the powerful texture on this everyday wine. Pair with all Italian-American cuisine.


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Staff Pick Notes

A co-worker once said “ Drinking Barbera will make you a better person”. Well… it may sound hyperbolic but drinking this Barbera almost certainly will make you a better person or at very least a happier one! A striking wine that just yearns to be paired with food. The wine is cedary with brilliant acidity laced with cranberry, strawberry, tar and lovely herbal notes. Italian food, meet your match !

- OW

About the Producer

Piedmont, Italy Oreste Buzio is a small family estate that has been producing wines typical of Monferrato, Piedmont, since 1860. Located in Vignale Monferrato, a village centered within the rolling hills of Monferrato Casalese, this is a traditional estate with a clean, more delicate style. The focus is on grape varieties indigenous to the area, particularly Barbera, Grignolino and Freisa. The...

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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Piedmont

The most famous grape in Piedmont is the noble Nebbiolo, which makes the long-lived Barolo and Barbaresco. There are plenty of Nebbiolo-based wines that are quite enjoyable in their youth, however, often produced in smaller, lesser-known regions such as Ghemme or Gattinara. Several other Piedmontese grapes make striking and delicious wines: Pelaverga produces light-colored reds with distinctive...

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Barbera

Barbera is grown all over Italy, but the best examples of this red grape come from Piedmont, where it is made into all manner of wines - from easy-drinking quaffers to serious, cellar-worthy bottlings. Wherever they fall on the spectrum of stodginess, however, they are generally ruby-colored, full-bodied, and highly acidic, with remarkably low levels of tannins. The areas that are most strongly...

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