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Cascina Francia Barbera d'Alba

9.269 ratings
9.316 pro ratings
Alba, Cuneo, Piedmont, Italy
Barbera
Top Notes For
Rebecca Le Good

Intense. Concentrated. Balanced though. Plush tannin, loads of dark hedgerow fruit. Truffles. Spoils one for any other Barbera!

Intense. Concentrated. Balanced though. Plush tannin, loads of dark hedgerow fruit. Truffles. Spoils one for any other Barbera!

1 person found it helpfulMay 3rd, 2015
Jason Heller

Master Sommelier

8.5

Dirty sock aromas, sweet/sour fruit.

Dirty sock aromas, sweet/sour fruit.

Aug 10th, 2016
Juan Luis García Ruiz

Un vino que necesita tiempo como los vinos de conterno #barbera pero hecho con un armazón para vivir muchos años #sumiller #gastronomia

Un vino que necesita tiempo como los vinos de conterno #barbera pero hecho con un armazón para vivir muchos años #sumiller #gastronomia

Jan 24th, 2015
Sasha Smith

Wine Blogger Spin the Bottle NY

9.1

Delicious! Making me rethink my whole concept of Barbera.

Delicious! Making me rethink my whole concept of Barbera.

Dec 18th, 2014
Richard Young

Wine Specialist Christie's

9.5

2011

2011

Sep 26th, 2014
Scott Reiner

The acid is showing a bit too much, but there is a velvet swank ness to the mid palate that is making me happy

The acid is showing a bit too much, but there is a velvet swank ness to the mid palate that is making me happy

Jan 3rd, 2014
Fredybeans

Robe violette
Nez prune pivoine gourmand et frais
Bouche fraîche et large finale sur la prune acidulée

Robe violette
Nez prune pivoine gourmand et frais
Bouche fraîche et large finale sur la prune acidulée

Nov 10th, 2019
Thijs Hendriks

Huge improvement compared to a couple of years ago...impressive wine!

Huge improvement compared to a couple of years ago...impressive wine!

Aug 16th, 2019
John Eaton

Again, just love this wine. Same bottle that I coravin’d in June of ‘17. Nose, flavors have held up. Take it in and it just hits all the notes for me.

Again, just love this wine. Same bottle that I coravin’d in June of ‘17. Nose, flavors have held up. Take it in and it just hits all the notes for me.

Mar 15th, 2019
Freek Welter

Magnum! 94+

Magnum! 94+

Dec 24th, 2017