Abbona Papà Celso 2008, Docg Dolcetto Di Dogliani

Other Red Other Red
Piedmont, Italy

$19.75 (193730)

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February 19, 2011

Critic Reviews (3)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Here's a serious, powerful, ripe and fleshy expression of Dolcetto from the DOCG of Dogliani, with modern, plush,...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Lots of concentrated appeal with a nose of black cherry, floral and herbal notes along with white pepper spice....

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a bit of a stretch at $20. It's a fairly simple red with correct black cherry fruit aromas, and some tarry,...

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Jon Speed
Jon Speed

Dark purple. Dark fruit, tar, licorice, pepper, earth, smoke. Comes across a bit young with plentiful fairly rough tannins and med acidity. Decent length. Some interestng things here. March 2011.

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Tyler Philp
Tyler Philp

The nose explodes with dark fruit, cassis, and spice; it's almost too much for my taste but it just might suit yours if you're looking for an aggressive Italian bombshell. On the palate, the texture is bone dry, concentrated and everlasting. This will benefit (and mellow) from a few years in the cellar. Drink after 2013 and pair with a rich meal.

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Mark Lesniak
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