2016 Chionetti San Luigi Dogliani

When it comes to early drinking Italian reds my the choice is usually a wine made from the silky Dolcetto grape. The Dolcettos from Chionetti fit that bill to a T, and the 2016 Chionetti San Luigi Dogliani is a stunning example of why Dolcetto is such a fun grape to enjoy.

Loads of violet notes on the nose followed by ripe red cherries, red raspberries and a touch of red plums makes this wine so enjoyable. With cheese, like the soft-ripened La Tur, or with a basic pasta dish, the Chionetti shines.

That’s why the 2016 Chionetti San Luigi Dogliani is today’s WineSiders’ Wine of The Day.

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