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2016 Massolino Italian (Piedmont) Red "Dolcetto d'Alba"

Massolino 2016 Dolcetto d'Alba

Winery: Massolino

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Dolcetto d'Alba"

Wine Category: Italian (Piedmont) Red

Grape blend: 100% Dolcetto

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Piedmont

State or country: Italy

Price: $22

Cases produced: 2,500

KWG Score: 90.6 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: July 23, 2019

Wine Review: This slightly opaque and dark ruby colored Dolcetto opens with an attractive rich, melted dark chocolate bouquet with hints of strawberry in background. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and savory. The flavor profile is oak influenced dark chocolate covered blackberry with notes of chalky minerality. I also detected a hint of plum towards the end. The finish is dry and its moderate tannins stick around for quite some time. This Dolcetto would pair nicely with eggplant bolognese. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Appearance: Bright ruby red with deep purplish hues
Bouquet: Fresh, fruity, sweet, and elegant perfumes strongly prevail
Flavor: Expansive and warm entry, opening into a multitude of flavors traceable to a rich and concentrated wine. Naturally dominant fruit and vinous character leaving behind a lingering and pleasant after taste.
Food Pairings: A perfect match for snacks featuring cured meats and cheeses, or pasta, rice, soup, and red meats.

Organic status: not organic

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