This Piedmontese red from Pasquale Pelissero is new to the ‘fo and a fantastic addition to our collection of premium European wines. Made from nebbiolo like it’s older brother Barolo, Barbaresco has the reputation of being brighter and a touch lighter. This wine is from a 40 year old vineyard and has been aged for 2 years in the large-format French oak, traditional to the region, called “botte”. It offers a heady bouquet of forest berries and cherries, with floral notes of violet and rose. There’s tannin on the palate, but not so much that you can’t open it young, backed by cherries, plums and spice. Make sure to decant to get the most out of this layered and structured wine.