The Very Best Barbera Wines from California

Andis 2010 Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

88

points

Lone Madrone 2012 Barbera (Paso Robles)

California Barbera Paso Robles, US

88

points

Easton 2007 Cooper Ranch Barbera (Shenandoah Valley (CA))

California Barbera Shenandoah Valley (CA), US

84

points

French Hill 2005 Grand Reserve Barbera (Sierra Foothills)

California Barbera Sierra Foothills, US

85

points

Terra d'Oro 2014 Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

88

points

Naggiar 2014 Reserve Barbera (Sierra Foothills)

California Barbera Sierra Foothills, US

90

points

Sobon Estate 2011 Barbera (California)

California Barbera California, US

83

points

Wilderotter 2014 Barbera (Shenandoah Valley (CA))

California Barbera Shenandoah Valley (CA), US

87

points

Borjón 2012 Seleccion Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

90

points

Palmina 2010 Walker Barbera (Santa Ynez Valley)

California Barbera Santa Ynez Valley, US

88

points

Easton 2011 Cooper Ranch Barbera (Shenandoah Valley (CA))

California Barbera Shenandoah Valley (CA), US

86

points

Peacock Cellars 2010 Barbera (Paso Robles)

California Barbera Paso Robles, US

84

points

Kunde 2011 Destination Series Barbera (Sonoma Valley)

California Barbera Sonoma Valley, US

84

points

Borjón 2013 Complejo Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

91

points

Fiddletown Cellars 2010 Concerto Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

86

points

Renwood 2013 Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

89

points

Montevina 2013 Skyland Ridge Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

89

points

Sera Fina 2013 Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

91

points

Tanner 2014 Estate Grown Barbera (Sierra Foothills)

California Barbera Sierra Foothills, US

91

points

Miraflores 2014 Estate Barbera (El Dorado)

California Barbera El Dorado, US

91

points

Sobon Estate 2010 Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

87

points

Las Positas 2012 Estate Barbera (Livermore Valley)

California Barbera Livermore Valley, US

90

points

Bray 2007 Rosato Barbera (Shenandoah Valley (CA))

California Barbera Shenandoah Valley (CA), US

86

points

Amador Cellars 2013 Cooper & Karmere Vineyards Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

90

points

Andis 2012 Cooper Ranch Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

90

points

Boeger 2013 Barbera (El Dorado)

California Barbera El Dorado, US

90

points

Perry Creek 2012 Altitude 2401 Reserve Fair Play Farms Barbera (California)

California Barbera California, US

89

points

Ledson 2007 Barbera (Sonoma Valley)

California Barbera Sonoma Valley, US

87

points

La Folia Winery 2010 Barbera (Sierra Foothills)

California Barbera Sierra Foothills, US

89

points

Montevina 2005 Terra d'Oro Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

87

points

Wilderotter 2013 Estate Barbera (Shenandoah Valley (CA))

California Barbera Shenandoah Valley (CA), US

88

points

Muscardini 2006 Pauli Ranch Barbera (Mendocino County)

California Barbera Mendocino County, US

82

points

Easton 2005 Barbera (Shenandoah Valley (CA))

California Barbera Shenandoah Valley (CA), US

87

points

Eagle Castle 2007 Barbera (Paso Robles)

California Barbera Paso Robles, US

84

points

Bella Grace 2015 Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

89

points

Portalupi 2015 Shake Ridge Ranch Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

89

points

Lang 2010 Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

87

points

Las Positas 2013 Estate Barbera (Livermore Valley)

California Barbera Livermore Valley, US

89

points

Palmina 2013 Walker Vineyard Barbera

California Barbera Central Coast, US

92

points

Bella Luna 2008 Lot One Barbera (San Benito County)

California Barbera San Benito County, US

82

points

Jodar 2013 Barbera (El Dorado)

California Barbera El Dorado, US

82

points

Jacuzzi 2007 Barbera (Mendocino County)

California Barbera Mendocino County, US

85

points

Stark 2012 Damiano Vineyard Barbera (Sierra Foothills)

California Barbera Sierra Foothills, US

91

points

Bella Grace 2014 Barbera (Shenandoah Valley (CA))

California Barbera Shenandoah Valley (CA), US

90

points

Rubino Estates Winery 2012 Famiglia Collection Barbera (Livermore Valley)

California Barbera Livermore Valley, US

87

points

Sarah's Vineyard 2012 Barbera (Santa Clara Valley)

California Barbera Santa Clara Valley, US

87

points

Renwood 2014 Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

88

points

Indian Rock 2005 Barbera (Sierra Foothills)

California Barbera Sierra Foothills, US

88

points

Enotria 2009 Barbera (Mendocino County)

California Barbera Mendocino County, US

88

points

Las Positas 2013 Reserve Estate Barbera (Livermore Valley)

California Barbera Livermore Valley, US

91

points

Portalupi 2012 Shake Ridge Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

90

points

Borjón 2012 Reposado Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

90

points

Solis 2011 Estate Barbera (Santa Clara Valley)

California Barbera Santa Clara Valley, US

90

points

Spicy Vines 2014 Barbarian Barbera (Sierra Foothills)

California Barbera Sierra Foothills, US

90

points

VJB 2005 Barbera (Mendocino)

California Barbera Mendocino, US

84

points

Oak Farm 2015 Barbera (Lodi)

California Barbera Lodi, US

91

points

Terra d'Oro 2013 Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

89

points

Bella Grace 2013 Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

90

points

Val du Vino 2012 School House Vineyards Barbera (Sierra Foothills)

California Barbera Sierra Foothills, US

88

points

Eberle 2008 Barbera (Paso Robles)

California Barbera Paso Robles, US

86

points

La Folia Winery 2011 Barbera (Sierra Foothills)

California Barbera Sierra Foothills, US

92

points

Di Arie 2009 Barbera (Sierra Foothills)

California Barbera Sierra Foothills, US

89

points

Tamás Estates 2008 Barbera Riserva Barbera (San Francisco Bay-Livermore Valley)

California Barbera San Francisco Bay-Livermore Valley, US

91

points

Scott Harvey 2007 Mountain Selection Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

86

points

Bray 2010 Barbera (Shenandoah Valley (CA))

California Barbera Shenandoah Valley (CA), US

85

points

VJB 2006 Barbera (Mendocino County)

California Barbera Mendocino County, US

84

points

Portalupi 2014 Shake Ridge Ranch Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

91

points

Seghesio 2013 Barbera (Alexander Valley)

California Barbera Alexander Valley, US

91

points

Enotria 2011 Barbera (Mendocino County)

California Barbera Mendocino County, US

87

points

Easton 2009 Cooper Ranch Barbera (Shenandoah Valley (CA))

California Barbera Shenandoah Valley (CA), US

88

points

Lava Cap 2010 Barbera (El Dorado)

California Barbera El Dorado, US

90

points

Sierra Starr 2013 Cooper Vineyard Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

89

points

Sorelle Winery 2010 Bellezza Fra Barbera (Lodi)

California Barbera Lodi, US

87

points

Fiddletown Cellars 2011 Reserve Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

88

points

Unti 2008 Barbera (Dry Creek Valley)

California Barbera Dry Creek Valley, US

87

points

Yorba 2012 Shake Ridge Vineyards Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

89

points

Lava Cap 2007 Reserve Barbera (El Dorado)

California Barbera El Dorado, US

81

points

Rosa d'Oro 2008 Estate Grown Barbera (Clear Lake)

California Barbera Clear Lake, US

80

points

Villa Toscano 2012 White Barbera Barbera (Shenandoah Valley (CA))

California Barbera Shenandoah Valley (CA), US

83

points

Midlife Crisis 2006 Barbera (Paso Robles)

California Barbera Paso Robles, US

86

points

Easton 2013 Monarch Mine Vineyard Barbera (Sierra Foothills)

California Barbera Sierra Foothills, US

89

points

Rosa d'Oro 2012 Barbera (Clear Lake)

California Barbera Clear Lake, US

91

points

Hovey 2012 Walker Cuvée Barbera (El Dorado)

California Barbera El Dorado, US

91

points

Enotria 2010 Barbera (Mendocino County)

California Barbera Mendocino County, US

86

points

Andis 2015 Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

92

points

Reverie 2008 Estate Barbera (Diamond Mountain District)

California Barbera Diamond Mountain District, US

82

points

Naggiar 2012 Estate Grown, Produced and Bottled Barbera (Sierra Foothills)

California Barbera Sierra Foothills, US

90

points

Easton 2013 Cooper Ranch Barbera (Shenandoah Valley (CA))

California Barbera Shenandoah Valley (CA), US

86

points

Lava Cap 2014 Estate Bottled Barbera (El Dorado)

California Barbera El Dorado, US

90

points

Bella Luna 2010 Lot One Barbera (San Benito County)

California Barbera San Benito County, US

87

points

Fiddletown Cellars 2012 Reserve Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

91

points

Easton 2014 Monarch Mine Vineyard Barbera (Sierra Foothills)

California Barbera Sierra Foothills, US

88

points

Sebastiani 2012 Barbera (Sonoma Valley)

California Barbera Sonoma Valley, US

87

points

Naggiar 2010 Estate Grown Barbera (Sierra Foothills)

California Barbera Sierra Foothills, US

83

points

Putah Creek 2011 Barbera (Solano County)

California Barbera Solano County, US

88

points

Oak Farm 2014 Barbera (Lodi)

California Barbera Lodi, US

89

points

McManis 2013 Jamie Lynn Vineyard Barbera (California)

California Barbera California, US

87

points

Valley of the Moon 2010 Barbera (Sonoma County)

California Barbera Sonoma County, US

87

points

Borjón 2012 Reserva Barbera (California)

California Barbera California, US

91

points

Oak Farm 2013 Barbera (Lodi)

California Barbera Lodi, US

89

points

Boeger 2014 Barbera (El Dorado)

California Barbera El Dorado, US

89

points

Portalupi 2015 Pauli Ranch Barbera (Mendocino County)

California Barbera Mendocino County, US

88

points

La Folia Winery 2012 Barbera (Sierra Foothills)

California Barbera Sierra Foothills, US

87

points

Uvaggio 2014 Barbera (Lodi)

California Barbera Lodi, US

90

points

High Valley Vineyard 2014 High Valley Barbera (Lake County)

California Barbera Lake County, US

90

points

La Famiglia 2006 Barbera (Red Hills Lake County)

California Barbera Red Hills Lake County, US

84

points

Feist 2015 Reserve Barbera (El Dorado)

California Barbera El Dorado, US

89

points

Domenico 2011 Barbera (Lake County)

California Barbera Lake County, US

83

points

Enotria 2012 Barbera (Mendocino County)

California Barbera Mendocino County, US

89

points

Portalupi 2013 Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

89

points

Le Mulet Rouge NV Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

92

points

Solitary Cellars 2013 Barbera (Shenandoah Valley (CA))

California Barbera Shenandoah Valley (CA), US

88

points

Boeger 2012 Barbera (El Dorado)

California Barbera El Dorado, US

88

points

Andis 2011 Cooper Ranch Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

91

points

Bella Piazza 2009 Barbera (Shenandoah Valley (CA))

California Barbera Shenandoah Valley (CA), US

86

points

Kunde 2013 Destination Series Estate Grown Barbera (Sonoma Valley)

California Barbera Sonoma Valley, US

88

points

McManis 2015 Jamie Lynn Vineyard Barbera (California)

California Barbera California, US

88

points

Portalupi 2014 Pauli Ranch Barbera (Mendocino County)

California Barbera Mendocino County, US

89

points

Easton 2014 Cooper Ranch Barbera (Shenandoah Valley (CA))

California Barbera Shenandoah Valley (CA), US

89

points

Renwood 2005 Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

88

points

Barrel Racer 2013 Barbera (Yolo County)

California Barbera Yolo County, US

86

points

Macchia 2012 Infamous Cooper Ranch Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

86

points

Yorba 2009 Shake Ridge Vineyards Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

86

points

Scott Harvey 2011 J & S Reserve Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

88

points

McManis 2012 Jamie Lynn Vineyard Barbera (California)

California Barbera California, US

88

points

Noceto 2008 Linsteadt Barbera (Shenandoah Valley (CA))

California Barbera Shenandoah Valley (CA), US

89

points

Lava Cap 2013 Estate Bottled Barbera (El Dorado)

California Barbera El Dorado, US

89

points

Sorelle Winery 2011 Bellezza Fra Barbera (Lodi)

California Barbera Lodi, US

82

points

Christian Lazo 2007 Barbera (Paso Robles)

California Barbera Paso Robles, US

86

points

Scott Harvey 2005 J&S; Reserve Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

83

points

Parker 2014 Alisos Vineyard Barbera (Santa Barbara County)

California Barbera Santa Barbara County, US

87

points

Sorelle Winery 2009 Belleza Fra Barbera (Lodi)

California Barbera Lodi, US

87

points

Pianetta 2014 Barbera (Santa Barbara County)

California Barbera Santa Barbara County, US

92

points

High Valley Vineyard 2013 Barbera (High Valley)

California Barbera High Valley, US

91

points

Monte Smith 2014 Pauli Ranch Barbera (Mendocino)

California Barbera Mendocino, US

91

points

Eberle 2010 Steinbeck Vineyard 48%, Kokopelli Vineyard 43%, Partridge Vineyard 9% Barbera (Paso Robles)

California Barbera Paso Robles, US

87

points

Villa Toscano 2011 White Barbera (Shenandoah Valley (CA))

California Barbera Shenandoah Valley (CA), US

86

points

Fiddletown Cellars 2013 Reserve Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

91

points

Villa Toscano 2010 Barbera (Shenandoah Valley (CA))

California Barbera Shenandoah Valley (CA), US

85

points

Rosa d'Oro 2009 Barbera (Clear Lake)

California Barbera Clear Lake, US

88

points

Miraflores 2012 Miraflores Vineyards Barbera (El Dorado)

California Barbera El Dorado, US

90

points

Pianetta 2013 Barbera (Central Coast)

California Barbera Central Coast, US

90

points

Palmina 2011 Alisos Barbera (Santa Barbara County)

California Barbera Santa Barbara County, US

89

points

Fiddletown Cellars 2013 Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

91

points

Orsi Family Vineyards 2013 Barbera (Dry Creek Valley)

California Barbera Dry Creek Valley, US

86

points

Borra 2012 Old Vine Barbera Barbera (Lodi)

California Barbera Lodi, US

89

points

Brutocao 2005 Feliz Vineyard Barbera (Mendocino)

California Barbera Mendocino, US

80

points

Brooklyn West 2012 Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

87

points

McManis 2014 Jamie Lynn Vineyard Barbera (California)

California Barbera California, US

84

points

Dante Robere 2014 Tracy Hills Barbera (Livermore Valley)

California Barbera Livermore Valley, US

85

points

Uvaggio 2010 Barbera (Lodi)

California Barbera Lodi, US

87

points

Palmina 2011 Barbera (Santa Barbara County)

California Barbera Santa Barbara County, US

87

points

Uvaggio 2008 Barbera (Lodi)

California Barbera Lodi, US

90

points

Easton 2010 Monarch Mine Vineyard Barbera (Sierra Foothills)

California Barbera Sierra Foothills, US

90

points

Sobon Estate 2014 Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

90

points

Renwood 2014 Grand Reserve Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

90

points

Shannon Ridge 2014 Home Ranch Reserve Barbera (High Valley)

California Barbera High Valley, US

90

points

Helwig 2013 Reserve Barbera (Shenandoah Valley (CA))

California Barbera Shenandoah Valley (CA), US

90

points

Shooting Star 2013 Barbera (Lake County)

California Barbera Lake County, US

87

points

Hunt Cellars 2010 Starving Artist Destiny Vineyards Reserve Barbera (Paso Robles)

California Barbera Paso Robles, US

88

points

Terra d'Oro 2007 Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

88

points

Yorba 2008 Shake Ridge Vineyards Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

90

points

Pianetta 2012 Barbera (Central Coast)

California Barbera Central Coast, US

91

points

Eagle Castle 2008 Barbera (Paso Robles)

California Barbera Paso Robles, US

82

points

Imagery 2008 Barbera (Sonoma County)

California Barbera Sonoma County, US

88

points

Sobon Estate 2013 Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

86

points

IL Gioiello 2008 Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

87

points

Noceto 2011 Linsteadt Vineyard Barbera (Shenandoah Valley (CA))

California Barbera Shenandoah Valley (CA), US

89

points

Montevina 2010 Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

84

points

Zucca 2006 Barbera (Sierra Foothills)

California Barbera Sierra Foothills, US

83

points

Lava Cap 2008 Reserve Barbera (El Dorado)

California Barbera El Dorado, US

85

points

Di Arie 2008 Barbera (Sierra Foothills)

California Barbera Sierra Foothills, US

86

points

Seghesio 2011 Barbera (Alexander Valley)

California Barbera Alexander Valley, US

86

points

Easton 2007 Monarch Mine Vineyard Barbera (Sierra Foothills)

California Barbera Sierra Foothills, US

86

points

Sebastiani 2009 Barbera (Sonoma Valley)

California Barbera Sonoma Valley, US

89

points

Terra d'Oro 2016 Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

87

points

Mabera 2015 Barbera (Sierra Foothills)

California Barbera Sierra Foothills, US

85

points

Binz 2015 Sleeper-Crain Vineyard Barbera (Shenandoah Valley (CA))

California Barbera Shenandoah Valley (CA), US

90

points

Easton 2015 Cooper Ranch Barbera (Shenandoah Valley (CA))

California Barbera Shenandoah Valley (CA), US

90

points

Langman Estate 2014 Vincent Henry's Barbera (Sierra Foothills)

California Barbera Sierra Foothills, US

94

points

Portalupi 2016 Shake Ridge Ranch Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

90

points

Bella Luna 2016 Glenrose Vineyard Barbera (Adelaida District)

California Barbera Adelaida District, US

90

points

Wise Villa 2015 Estate Barbera (Alta Mesa)

California Barbera Alta Mesa, US

92

points

Amador Cellars 2015 Fields Family Vineyards Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

88

points

Andis 2016 d' Amador Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

88

points

Shooting Star 2016 Barbera (Lake County)

California Barbera Lake County, US

92

points

Naggiar 2016 Estate Grown Root 49 Barbera (Sierra Foothills)

California Barbera Sierra Foothills, US

90

points

Binz 2016 Barbera (Sierra Foothills)

California Barbera Sierra Foothills, US

86

points

Via Romano 2015 Barbera (El Dorado County)

California Barbera El Dorado County, US

91

points

Shenandoah Vineyards 2016 ReZerve Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

86

points

Lewis Grace 2016 Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

84

points

Europa Village 2015 Vienza Barbera (Temecula Valley)

California Barbera Temecula Valley, US

87

points

McManis 2016 Jamie Lynn Vineyard Barbera (California)

California Barbera California, US

87

points

Noceto 2013 Linsteadt Vineyard Barbera (Shenandoah Valley (CA))

California Barbera Shenandoah Valley (CA), US

90

points

Highland Valley 2015 Barbera (San Diego County)

California Barbera San Diego County, US

89

points

Urban Legend 2015 Cooper Ranch Barbera (Sierra Foothills)

California Barbera Sierra Foothills, US

88

points

Orange Coast WInery 2015 Barbera (California)

California Barbera California, US

87

points

Lava Cap 2016 Barbera (El Dorado)

California Barbera El Dorado, US

87

points

Castoro Cellars 2015 Reserve Barbera (Paso Robles)

California Barbera Paso Robles, US

87

points

Sobon Estate 2016 Barbera (Amador County)

California Barbera Amador County, US

85

points

Naggiar 2015 Estate Grown Barbera (Sierra Foothills)

California Barbera Sierra Foothills, US

92

points

Alara 2017 Rosé of Barbera (San Benito County)

California Barbera San Benito County, US

88

points

Prima Materia 2016 Estate Barbera

California Barbera Lake County, US

91

points

Binz 2016 Hanna's Vineyard Barbera (Shenandoah Valley (CA))

California Barbera Shenandoah Valley (CA), US

83

points

Portalupi 2016 Pauli Ranch Barbera (Mendocino County)

California Barbera Mendocino County, US

93

points

Westbrook Wine Farm 2015 Laurie's Vineyard Barbera (Madera)

California Barbera Madera, US

91

points

Giornata 2017 Barbera (Paso Robles)

California Barbera Paso Robles, US

93

points

Blue Victorian Winery 2016 Barbera (Suisun Valley)

California Barbera Suisun Valley, US

86

points