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Vietti Barbera d'Alba Tre Vigne 2018

Vietti Barbera d'Alba Tre Vigne

2018
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Tre Vigne is the winery’s most ready and snappy Barbera. As the name says, it derives from three Lan...

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£15.60

/ 0.75 L btl

Vietti Barbera d'Alba Tre Vigne 2018

Type

Wine Red

Origin

Grapes

Producer

Alcohol content i

14.0%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2018

Review

Tre Vigne is the winery’s most ready and snappy Barbera. As the name says, it derives from three Langhe crus, which make up the blend. These are Castiglione Falletto, Monforte d'Alba and La Morra, that is, three of the most renowned municipalities for Barolo. The vineyards are between 25 and 40 years old: ripe rows, therefore, which give a full, complex and multi-faceted Barbera, in short, anything but the basic, simple, young wine it might seem. In fact, Tre Vigne is given an ageing period for a small great wine of about one year between large barrel, barrique and steel.

The colour is a surprising vigorous and intense red, with slightly purple shades. The bouquet reveals aromas of blackberry, raspberry and blueberry combined with mineral tinges. On the palate it reveals a strong but not overbearing body, therefore very refined, with soft tannins, moderate acidity and exceptional balance. The vanilla notes, from bouquet to palate, follow one another like a well embroidered whisper. Perfect in combination with grilled dishes, but also excellent with a pizza or to enhance a good dish of pasta with light sauces. A Barbera that has it all: conviviality but also great, amazing class.

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 16ºC and 18ºC

Customer reviews

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by: James (09/10/2020)

Underrated Barbera

Delicious wine. Lighter and less immediate structure than a lot of the Albas, which in this instance is a good thing.

by: Jose Moreira (13/09/2020)

Young

In a couple of years will be much better than today

by: Aysel (20/06/2019)

Great wine

Dark ruby. Medium bodied, beautiful dark cherry nose with hints of raspberry and blackberry and violet. Gorgeous mouthfeel, silky and supple with nice tannic backbone.

by: Rive (08/04/2019)

Fruity

I liked this wine. It is very fruity and easy to drink. Typical barbera and it is very different than nebbiolo.

by: Szymanovski@gmail.com (26/03/2019)

Nice wine from Vietti, middle class. Round and medium body.

Nice wine from Vietti, middle class. Round and medium body.Eye: Deep and intense, Nose : Red berries, cherry, cranberries, promising, M: Medium, perfect with pizza

Vietti

Vietti

For four generations the Vietti family has been producing wines in Castiglione Falletto, a small medieval village situated in the centre of one of the most propitious areas of the Langhe for the cultivation of vines, the "Barolo area". In 1957 Alfredo Currado married Luciana Vietti and since 1960, after the death of his father-in-law, the family business continued, focusing production more and more towards high quality and positioning the winery among the best in the Langhe, ...

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