Giuseppe Mascarello Barbera d'Alba Scudetto 2013
The wine is then matured in French oak for approximately 18 months. The vineyard is named so because its' shape is that of a shield. The Italian soccer championship is also called the Scudetto.
This intense red leans toward notes of boysenberry, black cherry and violet, with touches of white pepper. Tightens up on the finish, where earth and tobacco accents join in. Drink now through 2020. 1,000 cases made.