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Cascina Iuli
Umberta 2020

'£15'

Rusticity and energy in equal measure. Limestone dominant soils grant great acidity with a violet driven nose and gentle tannins. Wonderfully unfussy barbera from a family that tends to their 30ha of vines with the utmost care. Wildly good, given it's price, albeit a bit brighter and lighter than most run-of-the-mill barberas. The alcohol finds integration in a gentle fruit and spice character for an overall lifted, deeply drinkable wine.
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Rusticity and energy in equal measure. Limestone dominant soils grant great acidity with a violet driven nose and gentle tannins. Wonderfully unfussy barbera from a family that tends to their 30ha of vines with the utmost care. Wildly good, given it's price, albeit a bit brighter and lighter than most run-of-the-mill barberas. The alcohol finds integration in a gentle fruit and spice character for an overall lifted, deeply drinkable wine.

Producer

Cascina Iuli
Piedmont, Italy

Here reads one of those idyllic wine stories. Fabrizio luli’s grandfather planted a small amount of barbera in the fields behind the family restaurant in Piedmont. Purely home consumption, the wine soon founds its way into the restaurant and as a result the 'house' wine was born, and so too was Cascina Iuli. Fabrizio took it upon himself years later to commercialise the family wine beyond its restaurant...

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