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Brezza Dolcetto d’Alba 2019

Bottled with an unusual glass stopper and a very short capsule, this dolcetto d’Alba from Brezza is a joyous wine that opens to aromas of fresh raspberries and savoury cherries.  Medium to firm tannins add texture and interest to the palate, and the alcohol is a modest 12.5.  This is a delicious dolcetto that is…Continue readingBrezza Dolcetto d’Alba 2019

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Pio Cesare Dolcetto d’Alba 2011

This is perfectly pleasant drinking, if a little simple.  A deep intensity ruby in colour, Pio Cesara’s 2011 Dolcetto d’Alba has aromatics reminding of cherry, cola, spice, redcurrant, smoke and tobacco.  The palate is a little flat, with short length, light tannins and medium bodied flavours suggestive of redcurrant and tobacco.  Overall, the wine achieves…Continue readingPio Cesare Dolcetto d’Alba 2011