The Producer: A destination winery in Piedmont, Villa Sparina is best known for their Gavi production. They make a handful of other wines but are all housed in their dramatic (and patented!) teardrop bottle.
The Why:This Barbera is incredibly soft and smooth on the palate, with notes of fresh bing cherries and summer herbs on the nose. The palate is lush with deep blue fruit and a hint of strawberry jam on the finish.