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Barbera d'Alba "Fisetta", Ciabot Berton - 2017

Item # 40127 750mL
$14.96/ Single Bottle
$179.52 $161.57/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

A luscious Barbera from vines planted in clay and chalk-based soils. The fresh yet fruit-driven profile is full of pure berried fruit. The grapes were hand-harvested then macerated on the skins for about a week. Unoaked.


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