Produttori del Barbaresco 2000 Langhe Nebbiolo ($15.99)
Clear garnet in color, not overly dark. Pleasant and complex aromas rise from the glass, dark fruit with subtle floral and herbal notes, an attractive blend of violets in a grassy lawn after a rain. (No, I couldn't make this stuff up.) Ripe fruit flavors, forward and tart, black plums and lemony acidity, nicely balanced, clean and consistent in a long finish. US Importer: VIAS Imports Ltd., NYC. (Aug 22, 2004)

FOOD MATCH: It went very well indeed with a butterflied and charcoal-grilled free-range chicken; also a natural with rare red meat or even game.



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