“Character, finesse, and indeed a sense of place.” Montreal wine blogger Mandi Robertson on Fattoria dei Barbi.
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“Character, finesse, and indeed a sense of place.” Montreal wine blogger Mandi Robertson on Fattoria dei Barbi.

“I am in love with the wines of Frattoria dei Barbi,” wrote leading Canadian wine blogger Mandi Robertson last week, “because they represent purity and elegance with a slight rustic edge, having complexity and great maturity.” Click here for her profile of the winery and a complete review of the wines she tasted at Montreal’s … Continue reading

Dog bites Brunello: rare Japanese dog reviews Fattoria dei Barbi 2011, awards “4 out of 5” bones.
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Dog bites Brunello: rare Japanese dog reviews Fattoria dei Barbi 2011, awards “4 out of 5” bones.

There’s a first for everything. Man bites dog. Dog bites Brunello… We were pleased to discover Shiba Sommelier’s blog and review of our 2011 Brunello di Montalcino. Shiba Sommelier (above, with Easter Bunny) is a Shiba Inu who lives — we believe but are not certain — in Park Slope, Brooklyn (we speculate Brooklyn because there … Continue reading

Wine & Spirits: Barbi 2012 Brunello “Best Buy,” one of the “Year’s Best Tuscan Reds.”
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Wine & Spirits: Barbi 2012 Brunello “Best Buy,” one of the “Year’s Best Tuscan Reds.”

We couldn’t be more thrilled to share this score, tasting note, and accolades from one of the top wine writers working in the U.S. today, Josh Greene, editor-in-chief and publisher of Wine & Spirits magazine! Fattoria dei Barbi 2012 Brunello di Montalcino 92 points “Best Buy.” One of the “Year’s Best Tuscan Reds.” This wine … Continue reading

Kerin O’Keefe: 94 points for Fiore 2013, “The polished full-bodied palate doles out crushed raspberry, Morello cherry and star anise…”
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Kerin O’Keefe: 94 points for Fiore 2013, “The polished full-bodied palate doles out crushed raspberry, Morello cherry and star anise…”

Above: Sangiovese in our Vigna del Fiore vineyard, our top cru. Wine Enthusiast senior editor Kerin O’Keefe’s scores and tasting notes for the 2018 releases from Fattoria dei Barbi are out! Thank you, Kerin! Fattoria dei Barbi 2013 Brunello di Montalcino Vigna del Fiore 94 points Aromas of wild berry, leather, rose and tobacco leaf … Continue reading

Taste 2011 Vigna del Fiore in April at Wine Spectator’s GRAND TOUR (Washington D.C.,  New York, Las Vegas)
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Taste 2011 Vigna del Fiore in April at Wine Spectator’s GRAND TOUR (Washington D.C., New York, Las Vegas)

We poured our 2013 Brunello Vigna del Fiore this year at Benvenuto Brunello in Italy and North America. It’s the newest release from this historic vineyard in southern Montalcino. But you’ll still find the 2011 on many wine lists and in many wine shops across the U.S. (The 2013 hasn’t shipped yet while the 2011 … Continue reading

Ernesto Gentili, one of Italy’s most acclaimed wine writers, on Vigna del Fiore 2013:
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Ernesto Gentili, one of Italy’s most acclaimed wine writers, on Vigna del Fiore 2013:

Decanter magazine has called Ernesto Gentili “one of Italy’s most influential wine writer.” Here’s what he had to say about the 2013 Brunello di Montalcino Vigna del Fiore, tasted at Benvenuto Brunello 2018 in Montalcino. Fattoria dei Barbi 2013 Brunello di Montalcino Vigna del Fiore 92/93 points Floral notes and spice, delicate hints of how … Continue reading

Wine Enthusiast: 90+ point scores across the board for our new releases
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Wine Enthusiast: 90+ point scores across the board for our new releases

Above: Sangiovese in our Vigna del Fiore vineyard, our top cru. We are thrilled to share these scores, previews, from Wine Enthusiast, including 94 points for our 2013 Brunello di Montalcino Vigna del Fiore. We don’t have the accompanying tasting notes yet but we will post them as soon as they are published (in the … Continue reading