A perfect match with spicy sausage pizza at a great price, the Pertinace Barbera d’Alba.
From the bottle:
The Pertinace winery is renowned for Piemonte excellence, expertly balancing a rich winemaking heritage with exceptional terroir and winemaking tradition and innovation. Composed of 100% hand-harvested Barbera grapes grown within the spectacular landscape of Alba, Pertinace Barbera d’Alba D.O.C. is rich, complex and superbly balanced with inviting notes of blackberry, plum and a hint of spice that build to long, elegant finish.
“We invite you to enjoy the unique terroir and flavors of Pertinace. We take great pride in bringing the best of Piedmont to your table. Salute.” – Cesare Barbero, Winemaker
The 2014 Pertinace Barbera d’Alba begins with a very pleasing aroma of dark and red berries, spice, vanilla and red licorice. The wine tastes excellent with lots of fresh red fruit (strawberry, red cherry and raspberry) along with more licorice and spice. Add in good acidity and a smooth, silky mouthfeel and you’ve got a very nice example of Barbera at a great price. It ends long and dry with lingering candied cherry, vanilla and other oaky notes. We found that it makes a great match with spicy sausage pizza!
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2014 Pertinace Barbera d’Alba
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