From al the families at the Fattoria dei Barbi, wishing a happy Easter holiday to you and yours! The Taverna dei Barbi will be serving a classic Tuscan Easter menu on Easter Sunday and Easter Monday (the day after Easter). Click here for details. Happy Easter! Image from the Taverna dei Barbi Facebook.
Thanks to everyone who stopped by our stand to taste and meet this year in Verona! It was another great Vinitaly. Looking forward to next year.
This just in from Wine Spectator (online only): Fattoria dei Barbi 2016 Rosso di Montalcino 90 points This red reveals depth and complexity from the get-go, featuring cherry, strawberry, leather and mineral flavors. Light on its feet and firm, finishing on the austere side. Offers the potential for short-term aging. Bruce Sanderson Wine Spectator
You’ll find Stefano and Fattoria dei Barbi in Hall 9 (Tuscany), Stand C6 at this year’s Vinitaly in Verona, April 7-10. Verona is not the first place that comes to mind when you mention Dante Aligheri, one of the most famous Tuscans who ever lived. But it was here in Verona that the author of …
Fattoria dei Barbi 2013 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 93 points A dense, muscular red, this sports black cherry, plum, leather, tobacco and tar flavors. There is requisite fruit to offset the gruff tannins, with a long aftertaste of fruit, savory and mineral. Bruce Sanderson Wine Spectator
You’ll find Stefano and Fattoria dei Barbi in Hall 9, Stand C6 at this year’s Vinitaly in Verona, April 7-10. We look forward to tasting with you! Click here for more info.
By chance, our English-language blogmaster came across this short piece below, published in The New Yorker in 1979. Evidently, it’s a transcription of a neck talker that accompanied a bottle of Brusco dei Barbi on its journey to Toronto. The editor found it intriguing enough to transcribe it in its entirety for the magazine. We’ve …