2005 Mauro Molino Vigna Gattere Barbera d’Alba

September 16, 2014

Name:Vigna Gattere Barbera d'Alba
Vintage:2005
Type:Red Wine
Varietal:Barbera
Producer:Mauro Molino
Region:Italy / Piemonte
Alcohol:n/a

Can’t decide whether to add 1/2* for the intrigue, or subtract 1/2* for being pumped up on oak. Big, fruity wine, laced with comfiture/marmalade and tobacco at the expense of acidity (exacerbated as the glass warms up). Presented the biggest challenge of the night (tasting blind).