2005 Marchesi di Gresy Barbera D'Asti
Colour: ruby red with intense violet hues. Bouquet: strong and rich typical aromas of rose, red berry fruits and ripe cherry. Taste: a mouthfilling elegant character with excellent balance.
International Wine Cellar($17; aged in older barriques and botti Moderately saturated medium red. Black cherry, licorice, fresh herbs and a floral nuance on the nose. Then sweet and sappy in the mouth, with good acid spine to support the red berry liqueur flavors. Supple but brisk wine, finishing quite firm.
Ken's Wine GuideThis light Barbera was is translucent red and very Beaujolais like in style and character. On the nose, the wine is a bit reluctant, but hint of cherry does exist. On the palate, this light to medi...