Price Range:  $15 – $20

Region:  Northern Italy

Alcohol %:  12.5%

Grape Variety:  100% Barbera

Production:  Natural, minimally filtered

See no Grape:  Rich, dark plum in color.

Smell no Grape:  This wine smells like sweet overripe berries, with a hint of spice.

Taste no Grape:  Notes of licorice, elderberry, and leather, with a dry finish.

Additional Comments:  Fuso21 is an Italian project dedicated to bringing authentic wines from Italy’s 21 regions to your table, in hopes of providing a local trattoria experience.  Vino Russo would taste good with a slight chill, no corkscrew necessary for this twist off-cap bottle.