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COGNO "Mandorlo" Dolcetto d’Alba 2016

(Piedmont, Italy) $22

“Good” often means “just ok.” But a wine that is truly good is something else. It is genuine, satisfying, companionable, modest, and delicious without trying to be anything more. In this sense, a good wine is like a good café—authentic, unassuming. Good wines—woven as they are into the fabric of our daily lives—sustain us. Cogno’s dolcetto is just this sort of wine. Savory, spicy, fresh, and alive, it’s the kind of tasty red wine you’re happy to abandon yourself to on any given night. I adore Cogno’s famous rare (expensive) Barolos, but for sheer pleasure, this simple dolcetto is unbeatable. (14% abv)

90 points KM

Available at Vivino.com

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