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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 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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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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Vietti Lazzarito 2008 Wine: Lazzarito 2008 Producer: Vietti Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Nebbiolo Vintage: 2008   Eye: deep garnet red Nose: cherry, figs, ripe fruits, roses, Mouth: velvety texture, dark fruits, soft tannins,   Price Point: $144 Available at Vinmonopolet: No Available at Systembolaget: No

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Pira Dolcetto d'Alba 2015 Wine: Dolcetto d'Alba Producer: Pira Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: Dolcetto Vintage: 2015   Eye: ruby red Nose: fruity, floral, dark cherries, strawberries, Mouth: medium body, fruity, good tannins   Price Point: $11 Available at Vinmonopolet: No Available at Systembolaget: Yes

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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, hints of violet Nose: fruity, plum, cherry, blueberry, violets Mouth: fruity, medium body,   Price Point: $12 Available at Vinmonopolet: no, but maybe soon

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Barolo Vigna Giachini by Giovanni Corino   Wine: Barolo Vigna Giachini Producer: Giovanni Corino Region/Appellation: Barolo, Piemonte Grape varieties: Nebbiolo Vintage: 2006  Eye: bright ruby red Nose: fruity, cherry and raspberry, some licorice, roses, Mouth: silky tannins, easy to drink, fruity, balanced with firm structure   Price Point:  $71 Available at Vinmonopolet: Not yet...

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