Moccagatta Barbaresco Bric Balin 2013
"Bric Balin," named after a cherry tree on the home property, is the jewel of the three Barbarescos, an elegant, velvety wine with dense red fruits, cocoa and spice, matured entirely in part-new barriques. Colour: Garnet red. Nose: Fine, complex, fruity, sweet spices, vanilla. Flavor: Dry, full-bodied, rich, warm, harmonic, quite tannic, good persistence.
Wine SpectatorThis fragrant version offers menthol, eucalyptus, sandalwood and cherry aromas and flavors, married to an elegant frame. Balanced, with a lingering aftertaste of spice and tar. Drink now through 2028. 1,250 cases made.