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Luca Bosio Piemonte Barbera Apassimento DOC 2020

The Luca Bosio Piemonte Barbera Appassimento DOC 2020 is a captivating expression of traditional Italian winemaking techniques, showcasing the unique and rich flavors that can be achieved through the Appassimento process. This method, involving...Read More
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Powerful Reds

Luca Bosio

Luca Bosio Piemonte Barbera Apassimento DOC 2020

Tasting Notes
  • Region Italy
  • Extras Discover
  • Wine Style Powerful Reds
  • Wine Type Red
  • Grapes Barbera
  • Body Full
  • Closure Cork
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The Luca Bosio Piemonte Barbera Appassimento DOC 2020 is a captivating expression of traditional Italian winemaking techniques, showcasing the unique and rich flavors that can be achieved through the Appassimento process. This method, involving the drying of grapes, is revered for producing wines with exceptional depth and concentration.

Originating from Piemonte, a region in Italy famed for its high-quality Barbera grapes, this wine is crafted with meticulous attention to detail. The grapes are carefully picked and then placed on specialized drying mats. This process allows for gradual water evaporation, concentrating the sugars and flavors in the grapes. Once the desired intensity is reached, the grapes are pressed and fermented, followed by aging in steel to preserve the fruit's natural characteristics before bottling.

The result of this careful process is a wine that is rich and fruit-forward. It exhibits soft tannins and easy acidity, making it both approachable and complex. The palate is graced with the classic Barbera notes of dark black cherries and vanilla, complemented by a hint of sour cherry that adds a delightful twist to the flavor profile.

This wine is versatile in terms of food pairing. It pairs exceptionally well with Italian staples such as pasta and risotto, enhancing the flavors of these dishes. Its rich, yet balanced profile also makes it enjoyable on its own, offering a satisfying experience for those who appreciate the nuanced flavors of Italian wines.

The Luca Bosio Piemonte Barbera Appassimento DOC 2020 has been recognized for its quality, receiving a rating of 18/20 from the Wine Central Tasting Panel. This endorsement underscores the wine's appeal and the success of the Appassimento technique in creating a deeply flavorful and enjoyable wine.

With an alcohol content of 14%, it strikes a balance between strength and drinkability. This Barbera is excellent for consumption now and is expected to continue to delight until at least 2025, offering the opportunity to experience its evolution over the next few years.

In essence, the Luca Bosio Piemonte Barbera Appassimento DOC 2020 is a celebration of Italian winemaking tradition, offering a rich, flavorful experience that is both a testament to the quality of Piemonte's Barbera grapes and the skillful art of wine production.

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Shipping

  • Pricing For 1-12 bottles, shipping is $6.99 for Auckland, $8.99 for the North Island and $11.99 for the South Island. For 13 or more bottles, shipping is $11.99 for Auckland, $14.99 for the North Island and $17.99 for the South Island.
  • Timing We estimate delivery to be up to 3-4 working days for urban NZ addresses, and up to 5 working days for rural delivery.
  • Click and collect is available from our Albany warehouse shop.
  • We do not ship outside of New Zealand.
  • We are unable to deliver to PO Boxes. Delivery is via NZ Couriers.

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You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).

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