Massena – 10/04/2013

Barbera 2012
Nice and dark, but not too intense in colour. Characteristic spicy pepperyness, dark red fruits but still extremely lively, intense but not at all heavy, and great acids with enough warmth.

Primitivo 2012
Dense spicy pepper black fruits. Really intense and full but not too clingy or heavy on the back. Great expression and energy, broad on the palate but clean and straight.

2012 Tannat
Quite dark and smoky, subtle spice. Very dense but wonderful structure, full on the palate, nice and broad, firm tannins but not too hot or extractive. Acids and savoury notes there.

2012 Saperavi
Lovely and intense dark and full sweet spice. Sweet fruit but still amazingly fresh and soft,

2013 Barbera
Juicy and bright but lacking in spice and acid.

2013 Primitivo
Dark and sweet black fruits. Dark juicy but perhaps lacking in fruit.

2013 Saperavi
Exceptional structure and velvety tannins. Good fruit weight.

The Massena Barbera and Primitivo

The Massena Barbera and Primitivo

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