Wine of the Week

Vietti Lazzarito 2008

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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

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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

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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

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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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Barolo Vigna Conca 2004

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Wine: Barolo Vigna Conca

Producer: Revello Fratelli

Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy

Grape varieties: Nebbiolo

Vintage: 2004

 

Eye: dark, reddish brown

Nose: wet leather, medicine cabinet, some dark fruit, spices

Mouth: still some tannins, very silky at the beginning, slight short finish

 

Price Point: $55

Available at Vinmonopolet: Yes, but likely not this vintage

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IMG_7382Vietti Barolo Castiglione 2010

Wine: Barolo Castiglione

Producer: Vietti

Region/Appellation: Piemonte

Grape varieties: Nebbiolo

Vintage: 2010

 

Eye: Dark ruby red

Nose: Cherries, strwaberries, hint of tobacco

Mouth: Plum, spices, cherries. Good tannins with long finish.

 

 

Price Point: $58

Available at Vinmonopolet: Yes (but maybe not 2010 vintage)

 

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IMG_6570Bruno Rocca Rabaja Barbaresco 2012

 

Wine: Barbaresco Rabaja

Producer: Bruno Rocca

Region/Appellation: Piemonte

Grape varieties: Nebbiolo

Vintage: 2012

Eye: Ruby garnet

Nose: floral, raspberry, cherry

Mouth: soft broad tannins, warm, redcurrant, blackberry, earthy,

 

 

Price Point: $60

Available at Vinmonopolet: No

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IMG_6565Azelia Barolo 2011

 

Wine: Azelia Barolo

Producer: Azelia

Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy

Grape varieties: Nebbiolo

Vintage: 2011

Eye: bright red garnet

Nose: red plum, wild red berries, sweet spices, floral notes

Mouth: ripe fruit flavors, sweet red cherries, dried herbs, minerals

 

Price Point: $47

Available at Vinmonopolet: Yes

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IMG_6573Langhe Nebbiolo Bartolo Mascarello

 

Wine: Langhe Nebbiolo

Producer: Bartolo Mascarello

Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy

Grape varieties: Nebbiolo

Vintage: 2012

Eye: Deep ruby color

Nose:  Mineral, rose, sweet red fruit

Mouth: Medium body, fresh fruit,

 

 

Price Point: $47

Available at Vinmonopolet:  Yes