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Massolino Dolcetto d'Alba 2012

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Appearance: Bright ruby red with deep purplish hues. Bouquet: Fresh, fruity, sweet and elegant perfumes strongly prevail. Flavour: Expansive and warm entry, opening into a multitude of flavours traceable to a rich and concentrated wine. Naturally dominant fruit and vinous character leaving behind a lingering and pleasant aftertaste.

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Massolino:
Established in 1896 by Giovanni Massolino, the winery has been dedicated to the production of great wines from the Langhe area for four generations and currently three generations are involved in the day to day winemaking activities. Today Giuseppe Massolino, who was one of the founders of the Consorzio Barolo e Barbaresco, oversees his sons Giovanni and Renato, who split responsibilities for t... Read more
Established in 1896 by Giovanni Massolino, the winery has been dedicated to the production of great wines from the Langhe area for four generations and currently three generations are involved in the day to day winemaking activities. Today Giuseppe Massolino, who was one of the founders of the Consorzio Barolo e Barbaresco, oversees his sons Giovanni and Renato, who split responsibilities for the vineyards and the cellar management, while Giovanni's son, Franco, is the winemaker. Over the years, the name Massolino has become synonymous with robust, concentrated and well structured Barolo. Read less

Editorial Reviews for Massolino Dolcetto d'Alba

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065223,796
3.50 5
06/24/2014

To ensure a softer style they extract the grape seeds after a day and half of fermentation, then again after three days Super spicy, floral, and fruity on the nose with a black spice character hinting at licorice with a huge rush of currant fruit. Round and a bit soft in the mouth, this shows nice depth of fruit in an easy going style that lacks some precision on the palate. It does have a great, easy drinking texture, a bit peachy and plummy flavored with some nice piquant, grape skin tannins, and a bit of sweetness to the fruit that leads to a touch of heaviness on the palate. The hint of plushness makes this very easygoing, a bit too easy for me but this should prove very popular. 87pts


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Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065223,796
4.40 5
06/24/2014

Four and a half glasses


External Reviews for Massolino Dolcetto d'Alba

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Source: The Wine Buyer
06/20/2014

Fresh, fruity, sweet and elegant perfumes strongly prevail. Expansive and warm entry, opening into a multitude of flavours traceable to a rich and concentrated wine. Naturally dominant fruit and vinous character leaving behind a lingering and pleasant aftertaste.



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Appearance: Bright ruby red with deep purplish hues. Bouquet: Fresh, fruity, sweet and elegant perfumes strongly prevail. Flavour: Expansive and warm entry, opening into a multitude of flavours traceable to a rich and concentrated wine. Naturally dominant fruit and vinous character leaving behind a lingering and pleasant aftertaste.

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