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Barbera Wine Information



Nebbiolo Italian Region Barbera is a relatively recent wine for Italy, only mentioned in the 1600s. It's a rich, robust red that is made with the barbera grape. Barbera does very well in Italy and is now the third most planted red grape in Italy.

For a wine to carry the Barbera label, the wine must be at least 12% alcohol.

Typical flavors for barbera can include blueberries, blackberries, black cherries and raspberries.

A Barbera wine can age for 5 years or more, and goes well with hefty red meats.

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