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Dolcetto for days

Mauro Veglio Dolcetto d'Alba 2016 Wine:  Dolcetto d'Alba Producer: Mauro Veglio Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: dolcetto Vintage:  2016     Eye: intense ruby red, just like dolcetto should look Nose: floral and fruity, cherries and berries Mouth: smooth, fresh, easy to drink, frutiy Price Point: $16 Available at Vinmonopolet: no Available at Systembolaget: no

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Voerzio Nebbiolo "Disanfrancesco" 2015 Wine: Disanfrancesco Producer: Roberto Voerzio Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Nebbiolo Vintage: 2015   Eye: dark ruby red Nose: floral, mineral, red berries Mouth: silky texture, red fruits, fine tannins Price Point: $20 Available at Vinmonopolet: no Available at Systembolaget: no

Have you tried Giovanni Corino Dolcetto?

Giovanni Corino Dolcetto d'Alba 2016 Wine: Dolcetto d'Alba Producer: Giovanni Corino Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: dolcetto Vintage: 2016   Eye: dark red, violet hue Nose: dark berries, fruity, hints of hay Mouth: light to medium bodied, smooth, fresh and fruity Price Point: $12 Available at Vinmonopolet: no Available at Systembolaget: no

Have you ever heard of the grape Pelaverga?

Burlotto Pelaverga Pelaverga is a very special grape that is indigenous to Verduno in Piemonte. There are not that many winemakers that make wine with the pelaverga grape (I don't think I have tried any other pelaverga wines) but I really like the one Burlotto makes. Wine: Pelaverga Producer: Burlotto Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: pelaverga Vintage: 2014   Eye: light,... Continue Reading →

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Nadia Curto Dolcetto d'Alba 2015 Wine: Dolcetto d'Alba Producer: Nadia Curto Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Dolcetto Vintage: 2015   Eye: ruby red with purple hue Nose: red fruits, cherry, sweet. licorice Mouth: soft, fresh, good acidity. dry Price Point: $13 Available at Vinmonopolet: yes Available at Systembolaget: yes

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Marengo Barbera Vigna Pugnane 2015   Wine: Barbera Vigna Pugnane Producer: Marco Marengo Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Barbera Vintage: 2015   Eye: intense ruby red Nose: fruity, red berries Mouth: full-bodied, fruity, warm Price Point: $13 Available at Vinmonopolet: yes Available at Systembolaget: no

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Carolo Revello Barbera d'Alba 2016 Wine: Barbera d'Alba Producer: Carlo Revello Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Barbera Vintage: 2016   Eye: ruby red Nose: slightly indistinct, some dark berries, cherry and blackberry Mouth: high acidity, fresh, medium body Price Point: $17 Available at Vinmonopolet: no Available at Systembolaget: yes

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Azelia Barolo Margheria 2004 Wine: Barolo Margheria Producer: Azelia Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Nebbiolo Vintage: 2004   Eye: red-brown, translucent Nose: mineral, earthy, salty, dark cherries, roses Mouth: medium-full bodied, earthy, tannins present Price Point: $60 Available at Vinmonopolet: yes Available at Systembolaget: no

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Roberto Voerzio Barbera Cerreto 2012 Wine: Barbera Cerreto Producer: Roberto Voerzio Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Barbera Vintage: 2012   Eye: deep intense purple red Nose: dark berries, spices, some caramel, Mouth: concentrated, cherries, some toast, full bodied Price Point: $30 Available at Vinmonopolet: no Available at Systembolaget: no

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