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Coppo Barbera d'Asti Pomorosso 1999

$58.50

SKU 00651

750ml

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A lush 100% Barbera d'Asti grown in selected vineyards near Canelli, in Piedmont at an elevation of 657 feet above sea level. The grapes for Pomorosso are harvested in September/October and the must is macerated with the skins for 12 days, delivering excellent concentration and density.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Appellation Barbera d'Asti
Brand Coppo
  • wa91

Wine AdvocateThe spectacular 1999 Barbera d'Asti Pomorosso is a 2000-case, single vineyard cuvee aged 16 months in French barriques prior to bottling. Expressive and sumptuous, it boasts an opaque ruby/purple color in addition to a gorgeous perfume of strawberry and cherry liqueur intermixed with aromas of spice, vanilla, and smoke. Intense and flamboyant, with a long, lusty finish, it will drink well for 5-6 years.

Robert Parker, December 2002
  • ws85

Wine SpectatorMedium-bodied, with pretty fruit and light tannins. Smoky and fruity. Drink now. 2,500 cases made.

James Suckling, November 15, 2002