Barbera struggles to shrug off its status as second fiddle to Nebbiolo in terms of quality

Barbera struggles to shrug off its status as second fiddle to Nebbiolo in terms of quality

Philippines wine supplier Manila wine shop discusses wine by the grape variety Barbera.

October 4, 2010

New About Wine by Yats Restaurant & Wine Bar located in Pampanga Angeles City Clark Philippines

Barbera grape variety
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Barbera struggles to shrug off its status as second fiddle to Nebbiolo in terms of quality but not in terms of plantings where it outranks its cousin by a factor of 15 to 1. It is a native red grape of the Piedmont area in north-west Italy, particularly near the towns of Asti and Alba (known throughout the world as truffle towns).

While it plays second fiddle, it is also the most widely planted grape in Italy after Sangiovese.

It is similar in flavour and structure to Cabernet Sauvignon but the tannins are not quite as fine as those exhibited by well-ripened Cabernet. The level of acidity is also higher.

Nevertheless some very good wines are made from this grape that are particular favourites. There are a number of Barbera plantings in California where the grape is mainly used for blending rather than the production of strict varietal wines.

We are particularly interested in the fact that the Barbera D’Alba DOC allows the wines to include at least 70% of Barbera but also allows the wines to be matured in barrels made from chestnut wood!

There are some particularly stunning wines that are made from this grape that put their more prestigious cousins to shame. The Roberto Voerzio Barbera Ris Pozzo dell’Annunziata or the well-priced Matteo-Correggia Barbera are worth serious attention.

Source: http://www.foodtourist.com/ftguide/Content/I2493.htm

Are these articles useful for enhancing your wine and dine experience in the Philippines. Do they also help you with travel, leisure, vacation, dining out, nightlife and other leisure activities plans in Philippines? Considered one of the best restaurants in Manila, Yats hopes to provide you with pertinent information to plan your trips to Pampanga Angeles City Clark Freeport Zone whether you are travelling from Manila or other Asian countries such as Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, Malaysia or Korea.

Restaurant reservations in Philippines, planning of menu, selection of wine for dinner and booking a private function and event in Angeles City Clark Freeport Zone can all be handled. Yats Restaurant and Wine Bar has been regarded by many to be the premier restaurant north of Manila Philippines. Its 3000-line award-winning restaurant wine list has kept many wine lovers happy dining in this restaurant in Angeles City Clark Philippines for over a decade.

Yats Restaurant and Wine Bar was built by Hong Kong-based Yats International in 2000 to provide a world-class fine dining restaurant, business meeting facilities and venues for private dinners and functions in Pampanga Angeles City Clark Freeport Zone. Pampanga Angeles City Clark Philippines was selected for this restaurant because of safety, clean air, absence of traffic and proximity to Manila and Subic.

For comments, inquiries and reservations, email Restaurant@Yats-International.com or call these numbers:
(045) 599-5600 0922-870-5178 0917-520-4401 ask for Ernest or Pedro.

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Getting to this fine dining restaurant of Angeles City Clark Freeport Zone Pampanga Philippines
How to get to this fine-dining restaurant in Clark Philippines? Once you get to Clark Freeport, go straight until you hit Mimosa. After you enter Mimosa, stay on the left on Mimosa Drive, go past the Holiday Inn and Yats Restaurant (green top, independent 1-storey structure) is on your left. Just past the Yats Restaurant is the London Pub.

Good restaurants in Pampanga are capable of offering a real fine dining experience to visitors from Manila and tourists from all over the world. One of the best restaurants in Pampanga is Yats Restaurant and Wine Bar, generally known as the best restaurant in Clark Philippines. Gourmet dining at its best can be experienced in this popular restaurant outside of Manila. Frequent guests favor gourmet dishes like venison, escargots and kangaroo while some prefer to enjoy a really good U.S. Angus steak with a bottle of fine vintage wine from Bordeaux or California. After dinner, guests can relax and unwind in the wine bar of this restaurant in Clark Pampanga, enjoy a dessert wine, a glass of port with cheese for example.







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