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Poderi Colla Nebbiolo d’Alba 2009 (Italy)


Baby brothers to Barolo and Barbaresco, reds labelled simply "nebbiolo" tend to be crafted for more immediate consumption than the nebbiolos of those two elite towns. This one's got cellar ambitions. It's medium-bodied, tight and very dry, but it should soften and improve in four or five years. $24 in Quebec.

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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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