Cascina Val del Prete

Serra de' Gatti Barbera d'Alba

8.862 ratings
8.811 pro ratings
Alba, Cuneo, Piedmont, Italy
Barbera
Duck, Goose, Game, Chili & Hot Spicy, Turkey, Mushrooms, Chicken, Tomato-Based, Pork, Venison, Potato, Pasta, Baking Spices, Beans & Peas, Pungent Cheese, Hard Cheese, White Rice, Exotic Spices, Soft Cheese, Herbs, Veal, Salami & Prosciutto, Onion, Shallot, Garlic
Top Notes For
Lane Shackleton

Co-Owner Bluebird and Miracle One Wines

9.2

Solid for the price

Solid for the price

Oct 22nd, 2017
Cathy Corison

Owner/Winemaker Corison Winery

9.0

Bracing acidity with breadth to make it work. Cherry concentrate. Nice with pot roast.

Bracing acidity with breadth to make it work. Cherry concentrate. Nice with pot roast.

1 person found it helpfulDec 5th, 2016
Michael Gallegos

Sales & Hospitality Red Car Winery

9.0

Great acid, beautiful red fruits up front. Well concentrated. Classic Barbera.

Great acid, beautiful red fruits up front. Well concentrated. Classic Barbera.

1 person found it helpfulNov 19th, 2015
Ryan Brazell

Rise Over Run

9.3

2012; Ripe (not overripe!) and polished. Perhaps the best Barbera of the year so far.

2012; Ripe (not overripe!) and polished. Perhaps the best Barbera of the year so far.

1 person found it helpfulMar 19th, 2015
Rachel Macalisang

Lead Sommelier - The Bazaar by José Andrés

8.7

Fun stuff ;)

Fun stuff ;)

1 person found it helpfulOct 15th, 2014
Jared Heber

Partner Grandes Places Sélections

8.2

2012 Cascina val del prete

2012 Cascina val del prete

1 person found it helpfulAug 9th, 2014
Aaron Bryan

Blackberry. Cranberry. Medium body. Great acid...I mean it's a Barbera, right?

Blackberry. Cranberry. Medium body. Great acid...I mean it's a Barbera, right?

Aug 29th, 2013
Zachary Leinberger

Budget Barbera!

Budget Barbera!

Nov 1st, 2012
Ben King

Strawberry and red cherry on the nose. Nice acid, light tannins, long spicy finish.

Strawberry and red cherry on the nose. Nice acid, light tannins, long spicy finish.

Aug 31st, 2018
Melissa Kelly

Last night solo.

Last night solo.

Jan 5th, 2018