95 Points – Robert Parker The Wine Advocate
“The Produttori del Barbaresco 2017 Barbaresco Riserva Montefico is especially broad and thick in texture. It feels generous to the senses, wrapping thickly over the palate with a pretty mix of firm tannins and soft fruit fiber. These elements help to increase both the volume and the persistence of this classic wine. There is some dryness on the finish (and 15% alcohol), and you also taste crushed mineral and stone. Production is 10,000 bottles. I give this wine an edge in terms of future aging potential.”
Produttori del Barbaresco has been hitting it out of the ballpark these past years with a string of excellent vintages that resulted in the production of their entire line of Riservas. Produttori del Barbaresco is a benchmark co-op and often referred to as the best in the world. The first vinatge was 1958 and since then they continue to offer outstanding Nebbiolo.
They produce village Barbaresco and Langhe Nebbiolo, and in exceptional vintages, like 2017, the produce up to 9 single vineyard wines. There are 51 members who farm 100 hectares, and they really are worth all the hype.