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Josetta Saffirio

Piedmont (Italy)


Wines Reviewed: 3
Average Score:

Barbera d'Alba 2005 Barbera d'Alba 2005
Barolo 2003 Barolo 2003
Langhe Rosso Alna 2005 Langhe Rosso Alna 2005



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Barbera d'Alba 2005, Josetta Saffirio (Italy)

Barbera d'Alba 2005

Josetta Saffirio (Italy)

Barbera d'Alba (Piedmont)
Barbera
Red Wine Red Wine Score: Wine That Excels in Its Category

Barbera d'Alba (Piedmont) This Barbera shows an intense ruby red color and nuances of ruby red, little transparency. The nose denotes intense, clean, pleasing and refined aromas which start with hints of black cherry and plum followed by aromas of blueberry, raspberry, blackberry, violet and vanilla. The mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a tannic attack and pleasing roundness, however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors. The finish is persistent with flavors of plum and black cherry. This Barbera d'Alba ages in cask for 12 months.

Alcohol: 13.5%

Stuffed pasta, Stewed meat with mushrooms, Broiled meat and barbecue

Suggested glass Bodied or Mature Red Wines 18 °C
(64 °F)
(Bodied or Mature Red Wines)

April 2007



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Barolo 2003, Josetta Saffirio (Italy)

Barolo 2003

Josetta Saffirio (Italy)

Barolo (Piedmont)
Nebbiolo
Red Wine Red Wine Score:

Barolo (Piedmont) This Barolo shows a brilliant ruby red color and nuances of garnet red, moderate transparency. The nose denotes intense, clean, pleasing and refined aromas which start with hints of cherry, raspberry and plum followed by aromas of strawberry, violet, rose, vanilla, tobacco, licorice, chocolate, cinnamon and menthol. The mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, full body, intense flavors, agreeable. This Barolo ages for 24 months in cask and for 6 months in cement tanks followed by 6 months of aging in bottle.

Alcohol: 13.5%

Game, Braised and stewed meat, Roasted meat, Hard cheese

Suggested glass Full Bodied and Very Mature Red Wines 18 °C
(64 °F)
(Full Bodied and Very Mature Red Wines)

Issue 52, May 2007



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Langhe Rosso Alna 2005, Josetta Saffirio (Italy)

Langhe Rosso Alna 2005

Josetta Saffirio (Italy)

Langhe (Piedmont)
Merlot (90%), Nebbiolo (10%)
Red Wine Red Wine Score: Wine That Excels in Its Category

Langhe (Piedmont) Langhe Rosso Alna shows an intense ruby red color and nuances of ruby red, little transparency. The nose reveals intense, clean, pleasing and refined aromas that start with hints of black cherry, plum and black currant followed by aromas of raspberry, blueberry, cyclamen and vanilla. The mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors. The finish is persistent with flavors of black cherry and plum. Langhe Rosso Alna ages for 12 months in cask.

Alcohol: 13%

Broiled meat and barbecue, Roasted meat, Stewed meat

Suggested glass Bodied or Mature Red Wines 18 °C
(64 °F)
(Bodied or Mature Red Wines)

Issue 52, May 2007


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