2021 Macchia Delicious Barbera
This rich, dark-hued wine with its black fruit aromas and balanced tannin is exploding with fruit. Blackberry, chocolate, and spice meld together to create an amazing wine. This wine won the gold medal at the International Barbera Competition in Italy.
Barbera arrived in California along with the early Italian immigrants. This makes sense since it is one of the most widely-planted grapes in their country. It is known for deep colors, low tannins, and high levels of acids, but it's the Delicious fruit that is the centerpiece of this wine.
Gold - International Barbera Competition in Italy
Gold, 92 pts - Monterey International Wine Competition
Silver - El Dorado County Fair Wine Competition
Silver - Sunset International Wine Competition
Silver, 88 pts - Orange County Wine Society
Bronze, 87 pts - California State Fair