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Barbera Scarrone Vigna Vecchia, Vietti 2017


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Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Cs Bts Price IB GBP Per Score
Italy2017Barbera Scarrone Vigna Vecchia, ViettiBT06450.001293+ AG65093.1093.10Barbera Scarrone VV, Vietti0.75
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Tasting Notes

The 2017 Barbera d'Alba Vigna Vecchia Scarrone is positively gorgeous. Savory, nuanced and beautifully layered in the glass, the 2017 possesses tremendous complexity and character - the brutally hot year notwithstanding. It is also very different from the straight Scarrone Barbera, which has not always been the case of late. I would prefer to cellar the 2017 for at least a few years. Drink between 2022-2032

Antonio Galloni, vinous.com, March 2020

Planted in 1918, Vietti's oldest plot of Barbera is located in the Scarrone cru, overlooking its underground cellars in Castiglione Falletto. The vines naturally yield a low 1kg per plant. Remarkably concentrated, fleshy fruit is enveloped in soft, luxurious tannins. Juicy through the core with hints of fennel and peppermint, it offers black currants, black cherry and plum flavours. This could do with an additional year in bottle but will hold brilliantly for another decade. Drink between 2021-2031

Michaela Morris, Decanter.com, June 2020
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