Giuseppe E Figlio Mascarello

Scudetto Superiore Barbera d'Alba

9.1175 ratings
9.153 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
Ryan Mullins

2015 seems reductive to a fault

2015 seems reductive to a fault

Sep 1st, 2018
Matt Lasater

Succulent, deep, pure, and full of character. Nose is high-toned and alluring with it’s balanced combo of fruit and savory elements. Ripe black cherry, crushed wild raspberry, violets, graphite, tar, wet leather, turned earth, truffle and animal. Palate is juicy, black cherry, pomegranate, and raspberry, almost liquor-like. Graphite, minerals, fresh meat, alpine herbs, tar, kiss of iron. Classic Barbera structure, acid driven and supportive yet fine tannin. So soulful, a humbling reminder of the potential Barbera has in the right hands.

Succulent, deep, pure, and full of character. Nose is high-toned and alluring with it’s balanced combo of fruit and savory elements. Ripe black cherry, crushed wild raspberry, violets, graphite, tar, wet leather, turned earth, truffle and animal. Palate is juicy, black cherry, pomegranate, and raspberry, almost liquor-like. Graphite, minerals, fresh meat, alpine herbs, tar, kiss of iron. Classic Barbera structure, acid driven and supportive yet fine tannin. So soulful, a humbling reminder of the potential Barbera has in the right hands.

Aug 28th, 2018
James Forsyth

Dinner with friends in Brooklyn proceeded with this rather interesting Barbera. I like Barbera a lot. I also like that it is a fraction of the price of the Barolos. The Scudetto, aged ten years, was showing beautifully with dense black fruits and plenty of grip. Ripe but with bite, it went beautifully with the lovingly prepared home cooked meal.

Dinner with friends in Brooklyn proceeded with this rather interesting Barbera. I like Barbera a lot. I also like that it is a fraction of the price of the Barolos. The Scudetto, aged ten years, was showing beautifully with dense black fruits and plenty of grip. Ripe but with bite, it went beautifully with the lovingly prepared home cooked meal.

Feb 11th, 2018
Chris MacLean

Still in very good shape when I had this a few months ago.

Still in very good shape when I had this a few months ago.

Dec 5th, 2017
Aaron Means

Cherry liqueur all up in my mouth. Yum!

Cherry liqueur all up in my mouth. Yum!

Aug 14th, 2017
George Chen

The best baby Barolo drinks well younger... Lovely at $75 in a restaurant!

The best baby Barolo drinks well younger... Lovely at $75 in a restaurant!

1 person found it helpfulFeb 28th, 2014
José Valverde

Love Barbera and love Mascarello. Beautiful match!

Love Barbera and love Mascarello. Beautiful match!

Aug 6th, 2016
Jeremy Shanker

Sommelier at RN74

9.0

The ultimate pizza wine!

The ultimate pizza wine!

Apr 29th, 2016
Nick Pagoria

Shows how good a high level barbera can be.

Shows how good a high level barbera can be.

Feb 6th, 2016
Ryan Mullins

Seriously tasty barbera. Lots of backbone and depth

Seriously tasty barbera. Lots of backbone and depth

Jan 1st, 2016