2005 Luciano Sandrone - Dolcetto d'Alba 750ml

Italy - Piedmont - Alba/ Red / Dolcetto
2005 Luciano Sandrone - Dolcetto d'Alba

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Always a reliable bottling, the 2005 Dolcetto d'Alba is a deeply flavored effort bursting with expressive varietal notes of blue and black fruits, spices and minerals. Made in a rich, sumptuous style, it is an engaging introduction to this producer's wines.

Drink Dates: 2007-2009
Author: Antonio Galloni


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Score: 87
Author: ebgreenb
Trust Rating: 96
Tasted On: 05/23/2009
Drink Dates: 2008-2011
Medium body, good fruit, but too much acidity to be really enjoyable.
Score: 86
Author: Vsbastosx
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 10/10/2008
Nice wine, but nothing special. On the nose, it has cherries, some floral scents and oak. On the palate, it is medium body, velvety texture, but a bit hollow. Needs to be decanted (around 1 hour). Don't know why RP said it's outstanding...it's very good indeed....but not outstanding.
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About This Producer


Long esteemed as a leading producer of the Piedmont, Luciano Sandrone is sometimes mislabeled a "modernizer" of the of the region. In truth, he is more of a relaxer of the mediums that make the wines here long-lived, but difficult to get around in their youth. The wines combine the lovely floral and leather/spice aromatics typical of Barolo with balanced red and dark fruit that is liberally dosed with appealing high-toned acidity.

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