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Barbera the Mario Fontana way!

Cascina Fontana Babera d'Alba 2016 Wine: Barbera d'Alba Producer: Cascina Fontana Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Barbera Vintage: 2016   Eye: deep ruby red Nose: roses, cherries, red fruits, spices Mouth: fresh, dry, good acidity Price Point: $23 Available at Vinmonopolet: no Available at Systembolaget: no

Langhe Buio

Enzoboglietti Buio 2009 Wine: Langhe Buio Producer: Enzoboglietti Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: 80% Nebbiolo + 20% Barbera Vintage: 2009   Eye: ruby color Nose: fruity, floral, leather, earth tones Mouth: fresh and fruity, full bodied, Price Point: $23 Available at Vinmonopolet: no Available at Systembolaget: no

Wine of the Week

Cavallotto Dolcetto d'Alba 2016 We all know I am a huge fan of both dolcetto and Cavallotto. So the combination of them both - wow! Cavallotto ages their dolcetto for 6 month in slavonian oak bottim then in cement tanks for 6 months. In my opinion you can store this dolcetto for 5-10 years, but... Continue Reading →

Fratelli Revello Dolcetto

Fratelli Revello Dolcetto 2013 Wine: Dolcetto d'alba Producer: Fratelli Revello Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Dolcetto Vintage: 2013   Eye: violet, red color Nose: fruity, roses, red cherry Mouth: fruity, fresh, red berries, Price Point: $12 Available at Vinmonopolet: no Available at Systembolaget: no

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

Wine of the Week

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 →

Wine of the Week

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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