2016 Fratelli Alessandria Dolcetto d'Alba

Top value Dolcetto from an under the radar Piemontese producer. Lively, plump and juicy - the perfect buddy for your next pizza night.
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In a region that continues to gain popularity from collectors and enthusiasts around the world, it's becoming increasingly hard to find Piemonte wines that deliver real value for money.

Fratelli Alessandria is one of those gem producers that has managed to keep prices low and quality high, despite a stream of positive press.

Their Dolcetto is a pitch-perfect medium-bodied table red that focuses on fresh primary fruit flavours and crisp acidity. Grown on 35 year old vines in the municipality of Verduno, this sees no oak in its vinification - the carefully handled fruit placed front and centre.

A bushel of ripe berries and a fist full of sweet herbs, it's a smooth, easy-drinking taste of Piemonte you can drink any night of the week.

Hand harvested from 35yr old vines inside the municipality of Verduno. Fermented and macerated in temperature controlled stainless steel and cement tanks.

The wine spends a further 5-7 months ageing and fining in stainless steel.

Region: Piemonte, Italy
Blend: Dolcetto (100%)
ABV: 13%
Closure: 750ml
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Rated 2.0 out of 5 stars
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    3 years ago
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    Rated 2 out of 5 stars
    Definitely not a little sweet one

    Either past its best or wasn't that great in the first place. Has none of the vivacity and energy of fresh, youthful dolcetto, but has not replaced it with anything beyond bitterness either. Tannins and acidity are where they should be, otherwise it's unpleasantness is mercifully short on the palate.

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