The 2016 Barbera d’Asti La Crena is going to need many years to be at its most expressive. Then again, that is La Crena. Today, the 2016 is rich, dense and super-concentrated, with huge layers of fruit that cover the subtler notes that come through after several years in bottle. The energy and tension that are typical of Asti come through on the finish.
Anticipated maturity: 2021-2031