Azienda Agricola Barbacarlo di Lino Maga

Barbacarlo Oltrepo Pavese Red Blend

9.358 ratings
9.311 pro ratings
Oltrepo Pavese, Pavia, Lombardia, Italy
Red Blend
Game, Baking Spices, Duck, Goose, Potato, Chili & Hot Spicy, White Rice, Exotic Spices, Pasta, Herbs, Beans & Peas, Onion, Chicken, Pork, Venison, Salami & Prosciutto, Pungent Cheese, Soft Cheese, Mushrooms, Tomato-Based, Turkey, Veal, Hard Cheese
Top Notes For
EatSommThings (Jimmy)

Monthly red and black fruited with prominent Secondary notes of forest floor herbs

Monthly red and black fruited with prominent Secondary notes of forest floor herbs

Nov 30th, 2019
Matt Franco

Good but edgy compared to other vintages.

Good but edgy compared to other vintages.

Mar 31st, 2017
Matt Franco

This battles for best barbacarlo I've had. All elements present (like in the 94). Herb-y, spritzy, soft, balanced.

This battles for best barbacarlo I've had. All elements present (like in the 94). Herb-y, spritzy, soft, balanced.

Mar 31st, 2017
Sybaritewino C.Lawrence

Good depth, with candied cherries, earthy mushrooms, & great vibrancy.

Good depth, with candied cherries, earthy mushrooms, & great vibrancy.

Sep 16th, 2015
Sybaritewino C.Lawrence

1989 vintage yet a bit of spritz with earthiness. interesting. über long, slightly medicinal aftertaste.

1989 vintage yet a bit of spritz with earthiness. interesting. über long, slightly medicinal aftertaste.

Jun 30th, 2015
Vincent Bottreau

#1983 A Wine Apart

#1983 A Wine Apart

Jan 19th, 2014
Scott Frank

Olden times.

Olden times.

Jun 22nd, 2015
Brandon Chew

Bright berries, the mildest of tannins, fizzy.

Bright berries, the mildest of tannins, fizzy.

Mar 13th, 2019
Chris Brockway

Owner/Winemaker Broc Cellars

Fizzy+

Fizzy+

Jan 27th, 2015
Jon Bergqvist

Sparkling rasberry fruit. Nice but not lastning.

Sparkling rasberry fruit. Nice but not lastning.

Sep 30th, 2018