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Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Anello Barbera 2016 - Virgin Wines

Virgin's barbecue wines - an Italian red from Piemonte

One of the great northern Italian reds, Barbera is very much a food wine. More specifically, it seems to demand rich beefy, tomatoey pasta dishes.

If you are having a berbecue, match this sharp, juicy red with a spicy sausage or a burger and tomato relish.

Anello Piemonte DOC Barbera 2016, Italy (£9.99) juicy, cherry and plum fruit with spice and some woodsiness; sharp and fresh with fine tannins. Good fruit, elegance and concentration - well-made and thoroughly enjoyable.

Classy and easy-drinking.

But don't just take my word for it, here's Matthew Jukes' review:


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