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Margheria: Wine of the Week

Azelia Barolo Margheria 2004 Margheria is located in Serralunga d'Alba. It has south exposure and a clayey soil. Azelia's vines are aged about 50 years and the grapes are put in large casks (not small botti) after harvest. All of these excellent traits and make for a very good wine. You can check out Azelia's... Continue Reading →

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Elio Altare Dolcetto d'Alba 2015 Wine: Dolcetto Producer: Elio Altare Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Dolcetto Vintage: 2015   Eye: Intense violet Nose: black cherry, violets, minerals Mouth: soft, medium body, cherries, some spice   Price Point: $13 Available at Vinmonopolet: yes

Marengo Brunate

Marengo Barolo Brunate 1988 Wine: Brunate Barolo Producer: Marengo Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Nebbiolo Vintage: 1988   Eye: burnished ruby Nose: dark fruits, tar, anise, some flowers Mouth: excellent structure, spices, minerals, red fruit, very delicate Price Point: ?? Available at Vinmonopolet: no

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Marengo Barolo Bricco Delle Viole Wine: Barolo Bricco Delle Viole Producer: Marengo Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Nebbiolo Vintage: 2009   Eye: ruby red Nose: rose, dark berry, spice Mouth: black cherry, cinnamon, vanilla Price Point: $32 Available at Vinmonopolet: not yet

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Freisa Bartolo Mascarello Wine: Langhe Freisa Producer: Bartolo Mascarello Region/Appellation: Italy, Barolo Grape varieties: Freisa Vintage: 2013 Eye: opaque, purple crimson hue Nose: raspberry, cherry, red fruit, tea Mouth: fruit, some yeast, slightly fizzy     Price point: $23 Available at Vinmonopolet: NO

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