Barbacarlo, Lino Maga
Organic

Barbacarlo, Lino Maga - 2018

Item # 46823 750mL

Decades of experience give the winemaker the ability to know that if you have great fruit, the wine takes care of itself in the cellar. This is a blend of local red grapes that were fermented naturally and then aged in large oak barrels before bottling. Complex and wild and full of character.

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


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