Federal Wine & Spirits

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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

A Variety of Dolcetto
September 20, 2017


2013 Federico Ferrero Dolcetto d’Alba Galea: Bright ruby. Ripe fruit, hazelnuts, licorice, violets in a medium body format. Very Good Plus 14.99/bottle 13.49/mixed case 12.74/case
2016 Elio Grasso Dolcetto d’Alba Dei Grassi: Dark ruby. Vibrant, balsamic dark fruit. Medium body, good intensity slight bitter almond in the long finish. Very Good Plus 18.99/bottle 17.09/mixed case 16.14/case
2015 Cavallotto Dolcetto d’Alba Vigna Scot: Ruby purple. Dark cherry, almond, white pepper with good structure and complexity. Very Good Plus 21/bottle 18.90/mixed case 17.85/case
2015 Revelli Dogliani Superiore Otto Filari: Deep ruby. Cherry, blackberry and herb. Good structure, long finish. Very Good Plus 21/bottle 18.90/mixed case 17.85/case
2013 Pelissero Dolcetto d’Alba Munfrina: Deep ruby. Dark cherry, plum, good balsamic intensity. Spice and almond in the balanced finish. Very Good Plus 19.99/bottle 17.99/mixed case 16.99/case
2009 Chionetti Dolcetto di Dogliani Briccolero:  Deep ruby. Black cherry and dark plum. Notes of raspberry, bramble and herbs. Long spicy finish with a touch of bitter almond. Very Good Plus Plus 24/bottle 21.60/mixed case 20.40/case


Special case: Two bottles of each of the above for a special price of $204
In store only: Special six pack: One bottle of each of the above for a special price of $108


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           - Peter Hemenway