Friday, February 20, 2009

Giacosa Fratelli 2005 Barbera d'Alba Bussia

Near opaque dark red color.

Smell of prune, plum, and black cherry, with pencilbox cedar.

Black cherry and plum flavor, oak, long finish. Refreshingly tart.

An impressive, easily enjoyed, wine for $19.99.

(Bussia is a vineyard in Monforte d'Alba)

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