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Mascarello Dolcetto d'Alba 2006

Editorial Review by Gregory Dal Piaz:

Lots of grapefruit on the nose here over a core of smoky, tarry, sweet pipe tobacco with nuanced notes of spicy black plum. Thickish in the mouth with plush black plum fruit supported by round, supple tannins and a bit of dark earth. This reveals a bit of black raspberry on the cleansing finish. 88pts

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Giuseppe E Figlio Mascarello:
Since time immemorial Nebbiolo has been the most highly-prized vine and the wine-growing emblem of Alba and the Langa, and when it is matched with a great wine-making terroir it is capable of expressing itself at sublime levels in wines of remarkable personality, intense bouquet, great smooth tannins, and outstanding possibilities of evolution and resistance over time. The members of the Gius... Read more
Since time immemorial Nebbiolo has been the most highly-prized vine and the wine-growing emblem of Alba and the Langa, and when it is matched with a great wine-making terroir it is capable of expressing itself at sublime levels in wines of remarkable personality, intense bouquet, great smooth tannins, and outstanding possibilities of evolution and resistance over time. The members of the Giuseppe Mascarello family have been growing wines for more than a century and a half, first as farmers running the Manescotto estate in the village of La Morra for the marchesa Giulia Colbert Faletti di Barolo, and then on their own property since the late 1800s. Read less

Editorial Reviews for Mascarello Dolcetto d'Alba

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
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06/22/2009

Lots of grapefruit on the nose here over a core of smoky, tarry, sweet pipe tobacco with nuanced notes of spicy black plum. Thickish in the mouth with plush black plum fruit supported by round, supple tannins and a bit of dark earth. This reveals a bit of black raspberry on the cleansing finish. 88pts




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