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More than your basic sipper, Massimo Benevelli’s Barbera has reached new heights in 2016. Full-bodied, refreshing, and surprisingly profound, here is a red that absolutely shines at table. For fans of older wines, take note of this bargain buy for your cellar—five or ten years will do it no harm at all.
|Vineyard:||25 years, 1.5 ha|
|Soil:||Grey marl and bluish limestone|
|Aging:||Ages 6 months in old barrels, then 6 more months in large Slovenian oak barrels|
Great winemakers, great terroirs, there is never any hurry. And I no longer buy into this idea of “peak” maturity. Great winemakers, great terroirs, their wines offer different pleasures at different ages.
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