Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco 2016 Bottle size: 750ml

Italy, Piedmont
R650
Out of stock
95
WA
100% Nebbiolo

Tasting notes:
‘The 2016 Barbaresco is a tight and beautiful wine that will require more time to unwind and soften. This beautifully balanced vintage is characterized by a tight inner core of fruit that underlines the graceful aging capacity of these wines. The 2016 is shaping up to be one destined for long cellar aging. Now in its youth, the wine offers wild berry, rose and licorice aromas. Drink 2022 – 2040.’ – Monica Larner, Wine Advocate, 95/100 (Jun 2019)

‘The 2016 Barbaresco is a stunning wine with tremendous richness for this bottling. Ample, deep and powerful, the 2016 exudes pedigree and class from start to finish. I can't remember a straight Barbaresco here with this much fruit density and unctuous richness, and yet there is more than enough tannin and overall structure to give the wine its classically leaning feel. A blast of sweet red cherry fruit, tobacco, menthol licorice and smoke hits the potent finish. What a wine! Drinking window 2021-2041.’ – Antonio Galloni, Vinous, 94/100 (Nov 2019)

'Produttori's 2016 Barbaresco is delicious now and is only going to get better. It's a deliciously fresh wine, its structure tucked away behind clean acidity and earthy layers of dark, ripe fruit. This is a sculpted wine, with fine, powdery tannins that are currently a bit drying on the finish but should resolve. Drinking Window 2020 - 2030.' – James Button, Decanter, 93/100 (Jan 2020)

About Produttori del Barbaresco:
Dating back to 1894, but officially founded in 1958, Produttori del Barbaresco, along with Gaja and Giacosa, has defined this famous Piedmontese village and its wines. 51 members farm more than 100 hectares of prime Nebbiolo in Barbaresco. Each family is in full control of their land and farm with centuries-old skill and dedication. It is often regarded as the greatest co-operative in the world. ‘These fine, traditionally built Barbarescos deserve serious attention,’ writes Antonio Galloni. The Produttori del Barbaresco wines are some of Wine Cellar’s favourites and they produce ridiculously good wines at every level.
More Information
Condition New
Blend information 100% Nebbiolo
Drink to Drink or cellar
Variety Nebbiolo
Rating WA 95
Producer information Dating back to 1894, but officially founded in 1958, Produttori del Barbaresco, along with Gaja and Giacosa, has defined this famous Piedmontese village and its wines. 51 members farm more than 100 hectares of prime Nebbiolo in Barbaresco. Each family is in full control of their land and farm with centuries-old skill and dedication. It is often regarded as the greatest co-operative in the world. 'These fine, traditionally built Barbarescos deserve serious attention,' writes Antonio Galloni. The Produttori del Barbaresco wines are some of Wine Cellar's favourites and they produce ridiculously good wines at every level.
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