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Marchesi di Barolo Dolcetto d'Alba 2008
Dolcetto from Piedmont, Italy
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An intense ruby-red color with violet shadings. A fresh and particularly fruity odor with clean scents of almonds and cherries. Dry, pleasantly harmonious flavor due to the low acidity. It is a full-bodied wine with a typically bitterish aftertaste and hints of the olfactory sensations.
A classic wine for the entire meal. Because of its characteristic freshness and big body, as well as its outstanding balance, it makes a stupendous accompaniment for appetizers and introductory and main-course dishes that are not too imposing.
Setting precedents is a characteristic of Piedmontese winemaking and Marchesi di Barolo, one of the region's premier producers of Barolo, is no exception. In the mid-1800s, Marchesi di Barolo became the first estate in Italy to vinify its red wines in a dry style, a revolutionary concept at the time, but one with enduring and immensely beneficial consequences for the entire Italian wine industry.
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