The new release Briccotondo Barbera, 2006, is a delicious wine that far surpasses the previous vintage. The color is a vibrant ruby/purple with nice clarity. On the nose is the scent of black cherries, grape juice and plums. This is a medium bodied wine with lovely flavors of black cherries, plums, chocolate and nutmeg. This wine as ample acidity and well rounded tannins to add to the overall complexity. The finish is long and seductive. This wine was so delicious; we managed to finish of the whole bottle throughout the evening.