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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

Cascina Fontana

Perno has to be the best kept secret in Piemonte. You will not only find one of the best restaurants, Republicca di Perno, but you will also find Cascina Fontana. And I finally had the pleasure of visiting the winery. Mario Fontana and his son gave us a tour of the small, but beautiful wine... Continue Reading →

What were the favorite wines?

In a weekend with A LOT of good wines, there are bound to be a few favorites! I enjoyed most of the wines, but like always there are ones you love and ones you maybe don't like as much. For me round 4, the last round, was the best one. The Veglio 1997 and Altare... Continue Reading →

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

Wine of the Week

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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