12/14/2010 04:53 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

2009 Dolcettos: The Vintage Of The Year?

I have opted for a vintage and a grape that is remarkably readily available, with wines that are almost all truly affordable and that are drinking well today and over the next two to five years. These are wines we can all afford to buy, and enjoy! These were, as a group, remarkable wine. I have never before tasted through a vintage of Dolcetto so crisp, balanced, and focused as these wines.

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