Barbera d’Alba Pian Romualdo


Alfredo Prunotto founded his business in 1922, and was one of Piemonte’s most dynamic exporters until his retirement in 1956. The company passed then to Prunotto’s friend Beppe Colla, now a revered winemaker and one of the founding fathers of modern Piemonte. The quality of the top wines goes without saying, but the rest of the range is made with equal aplomb. The style is modern without being exaggerated: freshness of aroma and approachability of structure are viewed as positives, but copious new oak is not. Indeed, the only wines that see the inside of a brand new barrique are the outstanding single vineyard Barberas.

Barbera d’Alba Pian Romualdo

  • Red Wines
  • Italy
  • Piedmont
  • Barbera d’Alba
  • Prunotto
  • 2016
  • 14.0%
  • 100% Barbera
  • Cork

Tasting Notes

An exceptional single-vineyard oaked Barbera, with a complex, elegant nose of blackberries and spices. Rich and seamless on the palate, with vibrant fruit set against the savoury depth.

A single-site wine from the Pian Romualdo vineyard, a very calcareous plot 500 metres above sea level in Monforte d’Alba.

European Red Wines, Italian Red Wines, Red Wines

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