2013 produttori del barbaresco, barbaresco, montestefano riserva
Why We're Buying
Produttori del Barbaresco is a prominent wine cooperative from Barbaresco. During exceptional vintages, it produces not one but nine different Montestefano Riservas, with each red wine expressing the terroir of a single vineyard. Regardless of the location, the final product will be tannic yet balanced with refreshing acidity.
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
The final wine in this portfolio of amazing single-vineyard expressions is the 2013 Barbaresco Riserva Montestefano. This is the densest and darkest of them all, and I would therefore suggest that the longest drinking window be reserved for this expression. Montestefano is shaped as an amphitheater of vines that locks in the summer heat and sees less wind compared to Montefico. This is a solid and firm wine with deep, dark intensity and solid tannins that form an unyielding backbone. You should hold onto this bottle for at least 5 more years before popping the cork. Drink 2022-2048.