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2012 Barbera

SAGEMOOR VINEYARD
COLUMBIA VALLEY

Sagemoor Barbera is one of our favorite varietals and each Spring we look forward to this refreshing, Summer-friendly red wine. Always a limited production, this vibrant beauty is meant to be enjoyed with good company!

$35 ($29.75)
CELLAR NOTES
  • Alcohol 14.1% % by volume
  • Aged 17 months
  • pH 3.66
  • TA .59 g/100mL
  • Barrel Program 50% neutral French oak and 50% American oak (50% new, 25% neutral)
  • Harvested Date October 2012
  • Bottled Date May 2014
  • Released Date April 2015
  • Production 200 cases

In the vineyard

Sagemoor Vineyards has approximately 800 acres, which includes Sagemoor Farms, Bacchus Vineyards, Dionysus Vineyards and Weinbau Vineyards. It is located near Pasco on the Southwest hillside overlooking the Columbia River. The vineyard was first planted in 1972 and still includes some of the original vines.

 

Appellation Columbia Valley
Vineyard Sagemoor Vineyard

In the cellar

Versatile Barbera reminds us of the European tradition of enjoying wines with good food and a minimum of complication.

Varietal 100% BARBERA

In the glass

A ruby hued wine with a long, balanced finish.

 

NOSE: chocolate, spice, cassis lead, juicy red berries

 

MOUTH: boysenberry, black cherry, hints of nutmeg, juicy cherry, blueberry, raspberry, subtle pie spice flavors

 

FOOD & WINE PAIRING: pasta carbonara, sour-cherry-stuffed duck breasts with thyme, grilled flank steak, Asian BBQ short ribs, cumin-roasted pork tenderloin

 

 

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