Sunday, August 18, 2013

Massolino Dolcetto d'Alba 2011

Date of Tasting: 18 June 2013
Wine Type: Red
Grape Varieties: 100% dolcetto
Alcohol: 14.0%
Origin: Piedmont, Italy
Appellation: Denominazione di Origine Controllata (DOC)
Expect to Pay: THB700 - 1,000 (retail price in Thailand)
Chubby Score: 87/100
Value for money: 6/10
Professional Rating: WA - 89/100, WS - 90/100

Appearance: bright red
Aroma: so much of cherry perfume
Palate: classic sweet but yet sour flavour of cherry across the palate, medium bodied texture, acidity somewhat dominants but clean. Warm and rich aftertaste.

This is a wine to enjoy for the impatient. Not one of the best for collection but enough to be enjoyable.

Score Explanation
95+ = classic and extraordinary
90+ = outstanding in its class
85+ = recommended wine with some degree of enjoyment
80+ = drinkable occasionally

WA = Wine Advocate
WS = Wine Spectator
WE = Wine Enthusiast
JR = Jancis Robinson
DC = Decanter
JS = James Suckling
BH = Burghound
FS = Falstaff Magazine

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