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Barbera

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Most widely planted in Italy's Piedmont region, this versatile red can range from medium-bodied tangy cherry quaffer to wines of great richness and depth. With naturally high acidity (which refreshes the palate), this makes an excellent wine to serve with food.

Flavor Descriptors

Blackberry, plum, and dark cherry fruit flavors dominate, with notes of licorice, chocolate, and freshly tilled soil.

Food Pairings

Inexpensive examples

Antipasti, bruschetta, vegetable pasta.

Traditional

Roasted chicken, mushroom dishes, salmon, pork.

Modern

Braised pork, lamb, and beef dishes.

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The information presented here is for informational purposes only and was created by a team of US-registered dietitians and food experts. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements, making dietary changes, or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires June 2015.