Wine tasting note: 1997 Villa Sparina Dolcetto d'Aqui d'Giusep

1997 Villa Sparina Dolcetto d'Aqui d'Giusep

13th Jul 2000 ITL20000 Piedmont Table Red

Opaque garnet. Slightly dumb initially but hints of chocolate and cherries with a bit of air - some alcohol, pepper and oak too. Light to medium bodied with a touch of fruit and bitter/sour chocolate and coffee notes. Quite acidic too but a much better wine than it sounds, with lovely balance and depth. Needs food and/or two to three years.

 
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