Barbera in the hills

Yorba Amador County Barbera 2005

A touch rustic but the fruit comes out showing nicely after 15 minutes. One of the students suggested stewed rhubarb as a descriptor, which was right on, when you think of the tartness of rhubarb and the classic acidity of Barbera, showing through in a very ripe wine. V&B by Kraemer Family Wines in Napa 14.6% $26 at Traverso’s Yorba

About Ray

Ray Johnson is the Executive Director of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University. He writes about food and wine, his travels and the business of wine. He makes his home in Sonoma County, California.
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