Last parcel: A superbly priced Barbera d’Alba from Andrea Oberto

by Ed H-B

Azienda Agricola Andrea Oberto

Oberto-Barbera-Piedmont

View over Barbera vineyards – Piedmont

Dear {},

We’ve just a few cases left of this outstandingly good value Barbera from one of our top Piedmont producers.

A small family run business based in La Morra with over sixteen hectares of vineyards and producing ten wines, The San Giuseppe is made from a selection of grapes from one of Andrea Oberto’s best vineyards. With a beautiful velvety richness from the old oak barrels as well as bright and precise fruit, this is an excellent example of the quality of wines produced from this estate.

2014 SAN GIUSEPPE BARBERA D’ALBA Andrea Oberto

25-30 year old vines, 40% aged in older French oak the rest in stainless steel) Lovely concentrated nose of creme de mure, black cherry, palate is silky, ripe and full of rich black fruit, xmas spice, some wood, lovely acidity, good ripe tannins, excellent.’ L&S (Nov 2015)

2014-SAN-GIUSEPPE-BARBERA-D-ALBA-Andrea-Oberto

Grapes: Barbera     Colour: Red
Origin: Italy, Piedmont       ABV: 14.5%

Pricing:

75cl bottles £17.50             Case price* £15.75

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Also by Andrea Oberto

2013 LANGHE NEBBIOLO Andrea Oberto –  £15.95 / 13.95 – Read more 

This ‘baby Barolo’ is from the younger vines across the estate, and given six months in used oak casks really shares many of the characteristics of Oberto’s Barolos. This is expressive, with concentrated mineral depth. L&S

2011 BAROLO Andrea Oberto£28.95 / 25.95 – Read more

Beautifully polished, bright nose of red cherry, cranberry, tar, mocha with some floral notes. Palate is direct and rich with good red berry, cherry, some sweetness, ripe tannins, floral, some wood notes, great acidity and drive through the finish. L&S (Mar 2015)

Don’t forget our February Sale is still running until the end of the month.

*Case price discount available on any 12 or more mixed bottles. Free nationwide delivery for all orders over £100.

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