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Date Printed: 7/10/2014
Albino Rocca Vignalunga Dolcetto d'Alba 2010
Albino Rocca Vignalunga Dolcetto d'Alba 2010
(search item no. 114530)
Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 7/10/2014: $11.99

Winemaker's Notes:

Like the Barbera, Rocca's Dolcetto is vinified and aged exclusively in stainless steel. His vines, grown in Barbaresco, were planted in 1985.
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About Albino Rocca:

Angelo Rocca is committed to quality in his winery, and his vineyards. For generations his family has grown grapes in the hills of Barbaresco, starting at the turn of the 20th century.

Today Angelo continues to work in the vineyards as well as the cellar. He seeks balance and harmony in combining traditional techniques and modern technologies.

Slowly but steadily he has increased the size of his estate to its current 18 hectares. With most of his vineyards located in Barbaresco, Angelo also has vineyards in Neive as well as in the small village San Rocco Seno d'Elvio, which is located right outside of the town of Alba but is still in the Barbaresco appellation. In addition to Nebbiolo and Barbaresco, the grape and wine that are Angelo's greatest passion, the estate also produces Barbera, Dolcetto, Cortese and Chardonnay.