Produttori del Barbaresco

Barbaresco Nebbiolo

9.01100 ratings
9.0102 pro ratings
Barbaresco, Cuneo, Piedmont, Italy
Nebbiolo
Lamb, Goose, Potato, Baking Spices, Beans & Peas, Hard Cheese, Turkey, Beef, Pasta, Salami & Prosciutto, Tomato-Based, Soft Cheese, Chicken, Veal, White Rice, Herbs, Mushrooms, Pungent Cheese, Pork, Game, Exotic Spices, Chili & Hot Spicy, Duck, Onion, Shallot, Garlic
Top Notes For
Jay Kline

From a 3L bottle that I have cellared since release. I always hesitate to open these large format bottles, instead making excuses to hold them for longer since they tend to age at a glacial pace. However, we were hosting a large group of people for my 40th birthday dinner and since we were having lamb and rice, and big bottles are meant for big parties, and the world hasn’t been able to enjoy many big parties over the last 14 months, I figured WTFN. In an attempt to maximize the potential of the bottle, I pulled the cork almost 30 hours prior, a recommendation from by buddy Tim who tends to know a lot more about these things. I left the bottle in my cellar, allowing it to slow-ox. By dinner the following evening, this was absolutely singing. Gorgeous, translucent ruby color with a slight brownish rim. Ripe red fruits just ever so slightly stewed, red flowers, dry earth, and dried Mediterranean herbs. This bottle was positively bursting with energy! Bone dry. Medium+ tannin; medium+ acid. The finish was long and somewhat saline and was an absolutely sublime pairing with our Khaleeji fare. A fabulous bottle and a much better showing than the 2013 (standard format) that I recall drinking a few years back.

From a 3L bottle that I have cellared since release. I always hesitate to open these large format bottles, instead making excuses to hold them for longer since they tend to age at a glacial pace. However, we were hosting a large group of people for my 40th birthday dinner and since we were having lamb and rice, and big bottles are meant for big parties, and the world hasn’t been able to enjoy many big parties over the last 14 months, I figured WTFN. In an attempt to maximize the potential of the bottle, I pulled the cork almost 30 hours prior, a recommendation from by buddy Tim who tends to know a lot more about these things. I left the bottle in my cellar, allowing it to slow-ox. By dinner the following evening, this was absolutely singing. Gorgeous, translucent ruby color with a slight brownish rim. Ripe red fruits just ever so slightly stewed, red flowers, dry earth, and dried Mediterranean herbs. This bottle was positively bursting with energy! Bone dry. Medium+ tannin; medium+ acid. The finish was long and somewhat saline and was an absolutely sublime pairing with our Khaleeji fare. A fabulous bottle and a much better showing than the 2013 (standard format) that I recall drinking a few years back.

May 4th, 2021
Bill Bender

An awesome Christmas gift a couple years ago from @Joe Lucca and this had me jolly. As with many old wines from Piemonte the nose was wonky on pop. Wet cardboard, dirty socks, potential TCA, but it all blew off pretty quickly. Instead of fading it ascended as the night went on. It settled in to a classic mature well stored Barbaresco. It still possesses ample sweet red fruit, tobacco leaf, balsamic and mushroom. Reports from @romo are that it was even better on day 2.

An awesome Christmas gift a couple years ago from @Joe Lucca and this had me jolly. As with many old wines from Piemonte the nose was wonky on pop. Wet cardboard, dirty socks, potential TCA, but it all blew off pretty quickly. Instead of fading it ascended as the night went on. It settled in to a classic mature well stored Barbaresco. It still possesses ample sweet red fruit, tobacco leaf, balsamic and mushroom. Reports from @romo are that it was even better on day 2.

Apr 17th, 2019
Eric

Really thin. No juice. Flat. Not recommended.

Really thin. No juice. Flat. Not recommended.

Mar 10th, 2019
Allison Lyzenga

Pale garnet; medium intensity aromas of red cherry, cinnamon, dried blossom, new leather, hint of tar; dry, medium acid, medium plus tannins, high alcohol, medium plus body, medium intensity flavors of red cherry, tar, dry earth; medium finish

Pale garnet; medium intensity aromas of red cherry, cinnamon, dried blossom, new leather, hint of tar; dry, medium acid, medium plus tannins, high alcohol, medium plus body, medium intensity flavors of red cherry, tar, dry earth; medium finish

Oct 7th, 2017
Rachel Voorhees

2009 Produttori del Barbaresco ~ Dark cherry, crushed violet, crushed stone, dusty/earthy dried mushroom

2009 Produttori del Barbaresco ~ Dark cherry, crushed violet, crushed stone, dusty/earthy dried mushroom

5 people found it helpfulJan 25th, 2014
Johnno Harris

Fine. Powerful. Delicious!

Fine. Powerful. Delicious!

1 person found it helpfulJun 9th, 2019
Maxwell Burns

Hospitality Kenwood Vineyards, Winemaker GARA

9.4

Beautiful. So elegant and true to form. Like a bouquet of dark flowers, spring fennel pollen and... no other way of describing it... but, tar. Brickish color, med bodied, high acid, med/high tannin. I thoroughly enjoyed this.

Beautiful. So elegant and true to form. Like a bouquet of dark flowers, spring fennel pollen and... no other way of describing it... but, tar. Brickish color, med bodied, high acid, med/high tannin. I thoroughly enjoyed this.

1 person found it helpfulJan 27th, 2018
Amy Doyle

Enjoyed at Chez Panisse

Enjoyed at Chez Panisse

1 person found it helpfulMay 1st, 2017
Tree Kilpatrick

Strawberry and apples on the nose. Flavor is bright and fruity. Balanced. Tart. Tannic. With smoke and plenty of tannin.

Strawberry and apples on the nose. Flavor is bright and fruity. Balanced. Tart. Tannic. With smoke and plenty of tannin.

1 person found it helpfulApr 3rd, 2017
Danielle DeMaison

Dirty garden raspberries. Eh.

Dirty garden raspberries. Eh.

1 person found it helpfulNov 4th, 2014