It was a disappointment to discover that apart from the My Name Is Barbera project, the English language internets are a barren landscape when it comes to solid information about Barbera.
Our beautiful autumn landscapes are waiting for you
Perceptions aside, Barbera has every right to its place among the world’s greatest fine wine grapes
But there’s another factor that goes into the longevity and age-ability of red wines: Acidity! And acidity is something that Barbera has a lot of.
Yes, the glass amplifies the organoleptic qualities of wine. Because different areas of the tongue and mouth, along the irreplaceable nose job, are responsible for us appropriately perceive the taste sensations to make the best wine.
“Monferrato. Home sweet home” the Barbera said.
Yes, there’s a certain wow-factor about this obscure variety even sommeliers rarely admit having had tasted.
I believe that this poem gives us yet another example of how Barbera is the true king of Piedmont wines. Or is it a queen?
I am pretty sure that the fruity freshness associated with Barbera will remain the everyday reality here in Monferrato, and that the majority of people will continue to celebrate and enjoy young Barbera for being exactly that.
A translation of Pascoli’s celebrated ode “A Ciapin”