2012 La Spinona Barbaresco Bricco Faset Riserva 750ml
Blue flower, crushed mint, dark spice and new leather aromas take center stage in this wine, along with a whiff of hazelnut. The palate doesn't quite live up to the nose, offering dried black cherry, licorice and powdered sage notes and bracing tannins.
This classically crafted wine opens with earthy aromas of rose, violet, leather and a whiff of game while the juicy palate offers black cherry, cinnamon and star anise. Chewy tannins provide support. It's already approachable but will continue to drink well over the next several years. Drink through 2022. - Wine Enthusiast 91 Points