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Friendly, approachable and full of juicy red fruit, Barbera produces wines in a wide range of styles, from youthful, fresh and fruity to serious, structured and age-worthy. Piedmont is the most famous source of Barbera, but it is also planted in a few nearby Italian provinces and remains one of the most widely planted varieties in the country. Barbera actually can adapt to many climates and enjoys success in California—particularly in the Sierra Foothills—and some southern hemisphere wine regions.

Tasting Notes for Barbera

Barbera is a dry, red wine typically marked by flavors of red cherry, raspberry or blackberry. Warmer sites produce Barberas with intensely ripe fruit and complex notes of cocoa, savory spice, anise and nutmeg. Cooler sites will produce a lighter Barbera with more finesse and intriguing notes of cranberry, graphite, smoke, lavender and violet.

Perfect Food Pairings for Barbera

Barbera’s prominent acidity makes it a natural match with tomato-based dishes, so it an easy pairing with a wide array of Italian cuisine. It works just as well with lighter red meat dishes, hamburgers or barbecue.

Sommelier Secrets for Barbera

In the past it wasn’t common or even accepted to age Barbera in oak but today both styles—oaked and unoaked—abound, at least in Piedmont. In fact, many Piedmontese producers today still make a deliciously pure, fruity and unoaked version, intended for earlier consumption. The wine world didn't realize Barbera's potential until Giacomo Bologna's debut of the barrique-aged Barbera called Bricco dell’Uccellone in Asti in the 1960s. Many of the better bottlings of Piemontese Barbera can age gracefully for 10-15 years or more.

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  • Hastae Barbera d'Asti Quorum 1999 Front Label
    Hastae Barbera d'Asti Quorum 1999
    Barbera from Asti, Piedmont, Italy
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  • Bonny Doon Ca' del Solo Barbera 1999 Front Label
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    • La Famiglia Barbera 1999 Front Label
      La Famiglia Barbera 1999
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      • Elsa Bianchi San Rafael Barbera 1999
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        • Prunotto Fiulot Barbera d'Asti 1999 Front Label
          Prunotto Fiulot Barbera d'Asti 1999
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          • Prunotto Barbera d'Alba Pian Romualdo 1999 Front Label
            Prunotto Barbera d'Alba Pian Romualdo 1999
            Barbera from Alba, Piedmont, Italy
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            • Ceretto Barbera d'Alba Piana 1999 Front Label
              Ceretto Barbera d'Alba Piana 1999
              Barbera from Alba, Piedmont, Italy
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            • Coppo L'Avvocata Barbera d'Asti 1999 Front Label
              Coppo L'Avvocata Barbera d'Asti 1999
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              • Pepi Barbera 1999
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                • Vietti Barbera d'Asti Tre Vigne 1999
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                  • Vietti Barbera d'Alba Scarrone Vigna Vecchia 1999
                    Barbera from Alba, Piedmont, Italy
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                  • Bruno Giacosa Barbera d'Alba 1999
                    Barbera from Alba, Piedmont, Italy
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                    • Seghesio Barbera 1999
                      Barbera from Sonoma County, California
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                      • Preston Vineyards Barbera 1999
                        Barbera from Sonoma County, California
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                      • Pio Cesare Barbera 1999
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                        • Coppo Pomorosso Barbera d'Asti 1999 Front Label
                          Coppo Pomorosso Barbera d'Asti 1999
                          Barbera from Asti, Piedmont, Italy
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                        • La Spinetta Barbera d'Alba Gallina 1999 Front Label
                          La Spinetta Barbera d'Alba Gallina 1999
                          Barbera from Alba, Piedmont, Italy
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                        • Gaja Langhe Rosso Sitorey 1999 Front Label
                          Gaja Langhe Rosso Sitorey 1999
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                          • Renwood Winery Amador County Barbera 1999
                            Barbera from Sierra Foothills, California
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                          • Gallo of Sonoma Barelli Creek Vineyard Barbera 1999 Front Label
                            Gallo of Sonoma Barelli Creek Vineyard Barbera 1999
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                          • Dante Rivetti Alabarda Barbera d'Alba 1999 Front Label
                            Dante Rivetti Alabarda Barbera d'Alba 1999
                            Barbera from Alba, Piedmont, Italy
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                            • Cabutto Barbera d'Alba Superiore 1999 Front Label
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                              • Bava Stradivario Barbera 1999 Front Label
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                                Barbera from Asti, Piedmont, Italy
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