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2012 Paolo Scavino Dolcetto d'Alba
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89 Points | International Wine Cellar , November/December 2013

(done in stainless steel):  Good dark red.  Red cherry and flowers on the fresh nose.  Juicy and pure, with lovely floral lift to the berry and cherry flavors.  Not a hint of rusticity here!  Very much in the bracing style of 2012 dolcetto.

87 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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About Italy

Italy, like France, offers a world of wine styles within a single country: dry Italian white wines ranging from lively and minerally to powerful and full-bodied; cheap and cheerful Italian red wines in both a cooler, northern style and a richer, warmer southern style; structured, powerful reds capable of long aging in bottle; sparkling wines; sweet wines and dessert wines.
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Dolcetto

With Barbera, Dolcetto is one of the two "everyday" wines of the Piedmont region in Italy. While the most favorable growing sites here are reserved for Barolo and Barbaresco, winemakers plant Dolcetto widely where the temperamental Nebbiolo grape doesn't thrive. As Dolcetto is not made to age, but rather intended for more immediate consumption...
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