Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco Ovello Riserva 2015 1.5L - Carlo Russo Wine & Spirit World
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Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco Ovello Riserva 2015 1.5L
SKU: 54603

Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco Ovello Riserva 2015

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1.5L
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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Piedmont, Barbaresco
Brand Produttori del Barbaresco
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
Ruby red color. On the nose it is rich and ripe with notes of red fruits. The structure is full-bodied and intense with youthful tannins on the finish. Pairs well with fresh egg pastas, risottos, white meats, red meats, venison and cheeses
Wine Spectator
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The Produttori del Barbaresco 2015 Barbaresco Riserva Ovello has a very distinct character that is expressed in terms of its fine but present tannic structure and its somewhat fragile primary fruit. The Ovello dives straight into those ephemeral Nebbiolo aromas with an emphasis on licorice, tar, blue flower and campfire ash. If you consider this timeline of Riservas, this wine brings us through that magic threshold in which Nebbiolo starts to show its unique aromatic appeal and mystique. This is always one of my favorites in this series of nine.

James Suckling
Wine Enthusiast
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An opulent and complex version, boasting cherry, strawberry, cut hay, iron and tobacco aromas and flavors. Firms up nicely on the finish, with terrific balance and length. Shows both a fruity and a savory side, with fine potential to age. Best from 2023 through 2045.

Alexander Peartree
Vinous
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One of the stand outs in this range, the 2015 Barbaresco Riserva Ovello shows the energy and tension that are so typical of this site, but with a slightly riper profile than is the norm. Then again, we are talking about 2015. Although perhaps not the most classic expression of Ovello, the Produttori's 2015 is very nicely done. Best of all, it will drink well with just a few more years in bottle. This is an especially heady, exotic Ovello Barbaresco that needs to shed some baby fat, its considerable appeal today notwithstanding.

Antonio Galloni, February 2020