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Abbona Papà Celso 2015 Wine Review

Abbona Papà Celso 2015

Abbona Papà Celso 2015

Dogliani, Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2018-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Abbona Papà Celso

Agent: Majestic Wine Cellars

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Full-bodied with dark berries and lots of dark spice and toasty oak. Pair with spicy sausages.

Food pairings: tourtière, pork roast, grilled sausages.

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This Abbona Papà Celso 2015 was reviewed on May 12, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Greg Hughes rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A good Dolcetto from the Monteforte d'Alba, in Dogliani. This is one of those Northern Italian gems that gets less press than Barolo, but is waaaaaaaay more versatile.
Dolcetto is the star grape, here, from vineyards half a century old.
Dolcetto, as the name suggests, is gentle and easy drinking. The name means the little sweet one. That only refers to the grape before winemaking has begun.
It produces wines with bright cherry and red plum. It has a thick-ish skin that goves good colour and a snap of tannins.
This one is very on-point for classic Dolcetto. Deep reddish purple in colour, It saw only neutral steel tanks. It has lots of chewy tannins and a sunny red and blue fruit quality. Some dried herbs on the finish.
This would go with a wide range of cuisine. Classic regional pairings would be mushroom risotto, quail, or braised squab with wild rice. It also goes very well with pork and beef, as well. Pair it with roasted veggies or a stew in the fall.
Abbona Papà Celso 2015 is a full-bodied and estate-bottled ruby red produced from the Dolcetto wine grape in the Dogliani commune of the Piedmont wine region. This vintage is juicy with ripe blackberry, black cherry, fresh herbs and pepper spice flavours on the palate. Enjoy now and for the next three years. - Community Wine Reviews

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