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Wine of the Day: Roberto Voerzio Ceretto Barbera d’Alba 2012 9-14-16

Roberto Voerzio Ceretto Barbera d’Alba 2012 750ML ($39.95) Buy Now: $36 special

As far as a Barbera d’Alba goes, Roberto Voerzio’s 2012 Ceretto may as well be dressed in a linen suit and fedora hat. It is smooth, and very Italian in style. Voerzio makes some of the finest Barolos, which are more like tuxedo wines, and he tailors his Ceretto Barbera with the same instinct and experience. This one has rounded, not-too-dry tannins, plenty of dark berry fruit, and a polished profile. It matches paisano dishes like osso bucco or even pasta primavera with flair. Try one the next time Italy comes to mind. – Daniel

James Suckling 92 Points “Wow. A bright and exciting red with clementine, dark berry and lemon aromas and flavors.… Read the rest