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Top Rated Barbera

The Vineyard of B.R. Cohn Winery

Barbera grapes, originated in Italy, can be found in many generic red wine blends. The grape is hearty and grapey without a lot of nuances, but helps punch up the flavors of these blends.

The top Barberas we've tasted, starting with our highest rated wines.

Cantara Cellars
2008 Barbera
Lodi, CA
14.5/20
$32

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Château Élan
2013 La Barbera
Braselton, GA
14/20
$50

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B.R. Cohn Winery
N.V. Boater's Barbera
North Coast, CA
14/20
$22

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Rizzi
2008 Barbera d'Alba DOC
Piedmont, Italy
14/20
$18

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Seghesio Family Vineyards
2011 Barbera
Alexander Valley, CA
14/20
$38

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Cameron Hughes
2004 Lot 17 Barbera
Sierra Foothills, CA
13.5/20
$14

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Eberle Winery
2001 Barbera
Central Coast, CA
13.5/20
$18

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Shannon Ridge
2011 "Terre Vermielle" Vineyard Barbera
High Valley, CA
13.5/20
$30

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Yorba
2008 Barbera
Amador County, CA
13.5/20
$28

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RiverAerie Cellars

2007 Barbera
Columbia Valley, WA
13/20
$16

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Thomas Fogarty Winery
2005 Central Coast Barbera
Central Coast, CA
12.5/20
$26

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Easton Wines
1997 Easton Barbera
Shenandoah Valley, CA
12/20
$20

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