2009 Conterno, Giacomo Barbera Cerretta
Barbera - 750ML

  • WA 91

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Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, October 2011
The 2009 Barbera d'Alba Cerretta is a huge wine bursting with dark red cherries plums sweet herbs rose petal and all sorts of mineral notes. Smoke ash and tar develop in the glass. The 2009 Cerretta is an intense virile... The 2009 Barbera d'Alba Cerretta is a huge wine bursting with dark red cherries plums sweet herbs rose petal and all sorts of mineral notes. Smoke ash and tar develop in the glass. The 2009 Cerretta is an intense virile Barbera that needs at least a few years in bottle to drop some of its baby fat. The richness and depth are impressive considering this is only the second vintage Conterno has made the wine. Mineral notes develop on the finish but the Cerretta is ultimately more about fruit. Anticipated maturity: 2014-2022. -AG
Color & Type Red
Varietal Barbera
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Sub-region Barbera d'Alba
Appellation Serralunga d'Alba
Vintage 2009