La Bollina Bricchetta - Monferrato Rosso - 2016

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Why you'll love this wine?

Blending Italy’s common man, Barbera, with the nobel Nebbiolo might seem like oenology tomfoolery. But whether the result be common man or King, we’re in no doubt, this stuff rocks!

Bricchetta is a rich, complex, full-bodied wine and could, in the wrong hands, be an incoherent fruity, madman of a drink. But this is a La Bollina wine and thankfully, the 14 months it gets in oak, tempers that wild spirit and instead makes magic happen!

Nebbiolo adds distinctive strawberry and herbaceous complexity to Barbera’s cherry, licorice and blackberry foundation. Throw in a little pepper, some earthy minerality and the mellow warmth of the oak and the result is really quite special.

Chewy, dry, fruity fireworks… delicious! Buy this and make Lasagne!


What are wine lovers like you saying...

“This is a flat out fun wine. Bought on a whim. Did with pizza on a Friday night. 85% Barbera 15% Nebbiolo. Deep dark fruit with rich tannins. Rich lingering flavour on the back end of the palate. So I glad I bought this.”

“Deep smokey cherries with very nice body after opening. Peppery, vanilla, strawberries, smooth, really nice…”

Who made this lovely wine...?

La Bollina

Situated in Piedmont, the historical territory specializing in Gavi DOCG production, La Bollina has for centuries been the residence Marchioness Figari of Genova. Within the 120 hectares estate and surrounded by hills and chestnut woods (yeah lucky right!), La Bollina develops a selection of delicious and prestigious wines. Totally renovated in recent years, La Bollina now has the latest technology and uses the most modern techniques for wine making.

La Bollina
Red Wine
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85% Barbera 15% Nebbiolo
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  • 5
    smooth and confident

    Posted by Jim Walker on Nov 21, 2019

    I really like this wine - it's light, smooth and confident and really doesn't need anything else to justify drinking.