Barbera [bar-bear-uh]

Definition: An important red grape grown in the Piedmont region of Italy

Grown primarily in: Italy, South America, United States and Yugoslavia

Best Climate: Hot

Winemaking: Varietal

Nose: Blackberry, cherry, spice and chocolate.

Mouth: Full body, high in both acids and tannins

Note: This is a wine that ages for a long period of time and is the most planted grape in Italy.

Your Guide to the Varietal Grape

Varietal Facts

Select any varietal on the list below to learn the facts!

Barbera Cabernet Franc
Cabernet Sauvignon Chardonnay
Gamay Gamay Beaujolais
Gerwurztraminer Malbec
Merlot Nebbiolo
Petite Sirah Petite Verdot
Pinot Blanc Pinot Meunier
Pinot Noir Riesling
Sauvignon Blanc Sangiovese
Semillon Syrah
Viognier Zinfandel