2021 Barbera
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2021 Barbera
2021 Barbera
2021 Barbera
2021 Barbera
2021 Barbera
2021 Barbera

A delightful mix of blackberry, cherry and raspberry leads into a medium-bodied palate with a zesty acidity and low tannins for a smooth finish.

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DESCRIPTION: Introducing our exquisite 2021 Barbera—a true embodiment of Italian terroir in every sip. With its captivating light to medium-bodied nature, this wine effortlessly captures the essence of the red and black fruits. 


Grape Blend: 98% Barbera, 2% Cabernet Sauvignon

TA: 6.51 gm/L  |  PH: 3.33  |  RS:0.39  |  Alcohol: 14.3%

Fermentation: open ferment  |  Oak: American and French  | Oak age:  |  Harvest Brix: 25.1 (average)  |  Bottle Date: August 11, 2022  |  Cases Produced: 954  |  Maturity: now until 2028


Aromas of blackberries, tea leaves and nutmeg on the nose.

PAIRING SUGGESTIONS: This easy drinking, fruit forward wine pairs well with many dishes. The bright acidity of this wine will enhance the flavors of rich meats like braised short ribs, porcini mushroom risotto and herbaceous cheeses. Try Tuscan cheddar, blue cheese, roasted eggplant and root vegetables. 


Produced and bottled in Temecula.

WINEMAKER: Kestutis Vizgirda

Kestutis "Gus" Vizgirda believes the secret to good winemaking begins in the vineyard. That's why throughout the growing season you will find him touring the rows of varietals and envisioning the kinds of wines he will produce from the harvest.  For over two decades, Vizgirda has worked at several local wineries, working with some of the Valley's best winemakers to refine his craft. Today, he has developed his own unique approach to making wine and has won gold medals for several of his varietals.

In addition to serving as Wilson Creek's Winemaker, Vizgirda teaches wine classes at Mt. San Jacinto College and San Diego State University Extended Studies campus. He is also a judge at several local and international wine competitions.