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Cascina Cucco Cerrati Barolo 2007 (Italy)


This is marvellous Barolo and attractively priced for the vaunted appellation – just the thing for that Italian-wine lover on your list. Complex and penetrating, it offers up prune, dark chocolate, earth, tobacco and a tarry nuance of fresh-paved road. The tannins are mighty and astringent. It's a good candidate for 10 to 20 years in the cellar.

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Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More


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