Wine Enthusiast Catalog Wine Shop Wine Enthusiast Magazine
Visit Our Sites

800.962.8463   View Cart   Track Order   My Account   Customer Service
  Sign Up for Email Alerts
Advanced Search
Wine Express® Wine ClubsWine Gift Baskets & Gourmet FoodGift SamplersSaleOur GauranteeVideo Tastings
Shop Our Winter Clearance Sale! Big Markdowns - New Wines Added Every Day
Browse by: Wines by Type | Wines by Varietal | Wines by Region


Barbera D'Alba 2012 Bussia, Giacosa Fratelli
SHIPS FREE on 3+ Bottles - Details
  Barbera D'Alba 2012 Bussia, Giacosa Fratelli
Item Number:29 30 266 11
Our Price:$18.95
Discounted Case Price:$203.40 - 11% off!
($16.95 per bottle)
Availability: BACK ORDERED. Buy today and we'll ship it as soon as it arrives in our warehouse.

Pin It

Based on the averaged scale of 1 to 5 glasses
Based on the 100 Point Scale
 WS  90 
About Our Ratings

Barbera D'Alba 2012 Bussia, Giacosa Fratelli
In Piedmont Nebbiolo is king. But close behind, Barbera is gaining many admirers. In his Italian wine book, Matt Kramer said "Barbera...can verge on being considered truly great wine with substantial fruit, flavor and depth." This Barbera D'Alba may be just the kind of wine he had in mind with that statement. Unlike a vast majority of Barbera, grapes for this wine were sourced from the prestigious Bussia sub-region of Monforte, known for great Barolos. Giacosa Fratelli ferments this wine in the traditional fashion and then ages it for one year in large oak casks. No score yet on this 2012 but the vintage was outstanding. Wine Spectator scored the 2011 90 points saying "Green olive, sandalwood, black currant and violet aromas and flavors mingle in this elegant red. Balanced and expressive, with characteristic Barbera acidity. Drink now through 2017."

Discuss This Wine in Real-Time

Customer Reviews


by PowerReviews
Barbera D'Alba 2012 Bussia, Giacosa Fratelli

(based on 1 review)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars



  • 4 Stars



  • 3 Stars



  • 2 Stars



  • 1 Stars



Reviewed by 1 customer

Displaying review 1

Back to top

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)


Easy-Drinkin Barbera

By Strumerika

from Mount Kisco, NY

Staff Reviewer



      Best Uses

        Comments about Barbera D'Alba 2012 Bussia, Giacosa Fratelli:

        Doesn't take much thought to enjoy this easy-drinking Barbera. It has notes of ripe red berries and a smooth finish. Perfect for anytime!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        Displaying review 1

        Back to top

        Ask Us a Question

        You May Also Like:
        Subscribe to Our FREE Email Alerts
        Exclusive Savings & Discounts Weekly Updates On New Products
        Wine Tips & Trends Wine Tasting Invites
        Privacy Policy | Email icon View Sample
        Wine Gift Baskets | Pairings | Wine by Type | Wine by Varietal | Wine by Region | Samplers | Wine Clubs
        Affiliate Program | Customer Service | Track Order | My Account | View Cart | About Us
        Follow Us And Stay Connected!
        Follow Us ANd Stay Connected

        Copyright © 2015, Wine Express®
        All Rights Reserved.

        WEB01-WEX Facebook Twitter Pinterest RSS Google +