Marchesi di Barolo Barbera d'Alba Ruvei 2006

Barbera from Piedmont, Italy

$19.99
Item No. 94376
  • red wine
Style: Light & Fruity

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

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Winemaker's Notes

Color: Deep ruby red

Bouquet: Charming, with hints of woodland berries and appealing vanilla overtones

Taste: Lively, full-bodied and well-rounded

Serving suggestions: This wine makes a delightful accompaniment to roast and most red meats. Serve at a moderate room temperature.

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Rating:
(9/14/2010)
I could drink this wine with anything or nothing.
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Rating:
(9/28/2010)
Good wine, but a little sweet for my taste. My companion loved it, saying it was "very drinkable".
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Rating:
(9/23/2010)
I traditionally do not drink dry wines but this was a great find. I saw an article in the Wall Street Journal about Barbera's and am glad I followed their recommendation. I have purchased 5 bottles from different wineries and am sure I will enjoy them all.
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Learn About Marchesi di Barolo Map ItMap It

Setting precedents is a characteristic of Piedmontese winemaking and Marchesi di Barolo, one of the region's premier producers of Barolo, is no exception. In the mid-1800s, Marchesi di Barolo became the first estate in Italy to vinify its red wines in a dry style, a revolutionary concept at the time, but one with enduring and immensely beneficial consequences for the entire Italian...

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Learn About Piedmont

(PEED-mont) Piedmont is located in the Northwest area of Italy, hugging the Mediterranean coast. The regional capital, Turin, is situated smack in the middle of the province. Being close to the alps, the area enjoys a high altitude, with the best vineyards benefiting from the hills and elevation. Known for its famous sub-districts, Piedmont delivers some of the most...

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Learn About Barbera

(bar-BARE-uh) Versatility of Italy Barbara is one of those varieties of the old world that often appears on the label - Barbara d'Alba, Barbara d'Asti for example. Native to Piedmont, Barbara is a hardy grape that grows well in the chalky soils of the area. Though popular as a single varietal, Barbera also excels as a blending partner in both Italy and California. Notable...

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