CASCINA VAL DEL PRETE - 2020 "Serra de' Gatti"- Barbera D’Alba

2021 "Serra de' Gatti" Barbera D’Alba

Variety
Barbera
Region
Roero, Italy
Volume
750ml

Serenade us Barbera, the high toned, perfumed, luscious (but oft overlooked) grape of Piedmont. Always exploding with juicy, vibrant fruit, with many of the best examples grown and vinified in Barbera d’Alba in Northern Piedmont. Perfectly ripe, lipstick red, soft and silky. A great wine. Cascina Val del Prete, translated to “Valley of the Priest”, takes its name from the exiled Bishop of Asti who lived in the Roero based valley in 1850. In 1977 Bartolomeo Roagna and his wife Carolina came t...Read More...

Serenade us Barbera, the high toned, perfumed, luscious (but oft overlooked) grape of Piedmont. Always exploding with juicy, vibrant fruit, with many of the best examples grown and vinified in Barbera d’Alba in Northern Piedmont. Perfectly ripe, lipstick red, soft and silky. A great wine. Cascina Val del Prete, translated to “Valley of the Priest”, takes its name from the exiled Bishop of Asti who lived in the Roero based valley in 1850. In 1977 Bartolomeo Roagna and his wife Carolina came to happen upon, and purchase the farm, which was being used for planting grains. What emerged was an immense amphitheatre of vines, huddled in the valley. Their son, Mario, has entered the family business and now takes care of the vineyards and the production of the wines. Mario Roagna is one of Roero’s rising winemakers, experimental and thoughtful.

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