2014 Barbarescos: Triumphs and Question Marks

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WINES OF THE TIMES
By Eric Asimov
Feb. 8, 2018

Oakiness was not an issue in the bottles we liked best. Our top wine, from De Forville, was a classic Barbaresco of the old school, with beautiful floral and anise flavors and an earthy minerality. It was a complete wine and, though accessible now, will only get better with age — say, five years or more. It was also our best value at just $30.

BEST VALUE

★★★½ DE FORVILLE BARBARESCO 2014 $30

Structured yet approachable, with pure, pretty floral and mineral aromas and flavors. (Rosenthal Wine Merchant, New York)

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