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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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  • Vietti Barbera d'Asti La Crena 2003 Front Label
    Vietti Barbera d'Asti La Crena 2003
    Barbera from Asti, Piedmont, Italy
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  • Quorum Barbera d'Asti 2003 Front Label
    Quorum Barbera d'Asti 2003
    Barbera from Asti, Piedmont, Italy
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  • Marchesi di Barolo Maraia Barbera di Monferrato 2003 Front Label
    Marchesi di Barolo Maraia Barbera di Monferrato 2003
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    • Borgogno Barbera d'Alba 2003 Front Label
      Borgogno Barbera d'Alba 2003
      Barbera from Alba, Piedmont, Italy
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      • Renwood Winery Sierra Series Barbera 2003 Front Label
        Renwood Winery Sierra Series Barbera 2003
        Barbera from Sierra Foothills, California
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        • La Spinetta Barbera d'Asti Ca Di Pian 2003 Front Label
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          Barbera from Asti, Piedmont, Italy
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          • Pio Cesare Barbera d'Alba 2003 Front Label
            Pio Cesare Barbera d'Alba 2003
            Barbera from Alba, Piedmont, Italy
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            • Coppo L'Avvocata Barbera d'Asti 2003 Front Label
              Coppo L'Avvocata Barbera d'Asti 2003
              Barbera from Asti, Piedmont, Italy
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            • Tamas Estates Barbera 2003 Front Label
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              • Beni di Batasiolo Barbera d'Alba 2003 Front Label
                Beni di Batasiolo Barbera d'Alba 2003
                Barbera from Alba, Piedmont, Italy
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              • Michele Chiarlo Le Orme Barbera d'Asti 2003 Front Label
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                • Maccario Barbera d'Asti DOC Berro 2003 Front Label
                  Maccario Barbera d'Asti DOC Berro 2003
                  Barbera from Asti, Piedmont, Italy
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                  • Marchesi di Barolo Barbera d'Alba Ruvei 2003 Front Label
                    Marchesi di Barolo Barbera d'Alba Ruvei 2003
                    Barbera from Alba, Piedmont, Italy
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                  • Vietti Barbera d'Alba Tre Vigne 2003 Front Label
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                    Barbera from Alba, Piedmont, Italy
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                    • Prunotto Fiulot Barbera d'Asti 2003
                      Barbera from Asti, Piedmont, Italy
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                    • Seghesio Barbera 2003
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                      • Villa Sparina Rivalta 2003 Front Label
                        Villa Sparina Rivalta 2003
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                        • Domenico Clerico Barbera d'Alba Trevigne 2003 Front Label
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                          • Costa di Bussia Barbera d'Alba Campo del Gatto 2003 Front Label
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                            • Easton Barbera 2003  Front Label
                              Easton Barbera 2003
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                              • Orlando Abrigo Mervisano Barbera d'Alba 2003 Front Label
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                                • Weingut Heggenberger Barbera d'Asti Cala delle Mandrie Superiore 2003 Front Label
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                                  • Cascina Degli Ulivi Piemonte Mounbe Barbera 2003 Front Label
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                                    • Dante Rivetti Alabarda Barbera d'Alba 2003 Front Label
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