This tiny traditional producer in the heart of Castiglione Falletto makes one of the best Barberas in the land. With bright juicy cranberries, peppery spice and a dash of vanilla, this bouncy ball of drinkability makes a nice change from the heavy sweetness of many of its Asti counterparts.

WHO: Alberto Voerzio
WHAT:  Barbera d’Alba
WHERE: Italy, Piedmont, Barbera
DESIGNATION: Superiore
WHEN: 2011
PRICE: $25