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Prunotto Barbera d'Asti Costamiole 2015

Editorial Review by Gregory Dal Piaz:

100% new barrique Smoky but briary on the nose with obvious wood spice supporting rich, dark fruit, this wraps everything up in a gauze of cocoa and tobacco. Rich with fruit, and just a touch softer than one might like yet retaining plenty of acidity, this offers clear and slightly chewy plummy fruit with hints of red currant and raspberries on the palate, finishing very clearly with wood tannins emerging and drying out the palate a touch. Air bring out lots of coffee cream on the nose, but this is a fairly elegant expression of barbera, with a hint of caramel. Not my style but in the style pretty good. 90pts

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Region: Italy
Winery: Prunotto
Varietal: Barbera
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Editorial Reviews for Prunotto Barbera d'Asti Costamiole

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065238,748
4.00 5
Vintage: 2009 08/19/2014

100% new barrique Smoky but briary on the nose with obvious wood spice supporting rich, dark fruit, this wraps everything up in a gauze of cocoa and tobacco. Rich with fruit, and just a touch softer than one might like yet retaining plenty of acidity, this offers clear and slightly chewy plummy fruit with hints of red currant and raspberries on the palate, finishing very clearly with wood tannins emerging and drying out the palate a touch. Air bring out lots of coffee cream on the nose, but this is a fairly elegant expression of barbera, with a hint of caramel. Not my style but in the style pretty good. 90pts


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Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065238,748
4.50 5
Vintage: 2009 08/19/2014

Four and a half glasses



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