Ascheri Barbera D’Alba Fontanelle 2005

This medium bodied, single-vineyard barbera is a great value and a nice stray from the day-to-day varietals. For those of you trying barbera for the first time, Ascheri is a great doorway to one of the most planted grapes in Italy.
Benchmarks of a good barbera are: medium-low tannins, high acidity with notes of sour cherries, plums and herbs. Barbera is a great wine to pair with food, especially a saucy italian dish (thanks to the wine’s acidity)
Tip: tulip glass
At a Glance
Taste sour cherry, plum, spice
Smell cherry, vanilla, plum
Food cheese and spinach ravioli in tomato sauce
Sweetness extra dry
Price $17.80
LCBO# 982462
Score 4


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2 Responses to “Ascheri Barbera D’Alba Fontanelle 2005”

  1.  John Aschieris Says:

    Do you know if the Ascheri Barbera D’Alba is available for sale in the US?

  2.  Chuck Says:

    John, I don’t know personally, but my best advice would be to find a local wine shop and see if they have heard of it.

    Good luck in the hunt, it’s a nice bottle.

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