From two parcels, Sant'Anna and San Martino vineyards in the Monforte commune of Langhe. While you may find a bottle of Dolcetto like this on the tables of local restaurants in piedmont - this style of wine rarely gets exported to the U.S., so lucky us for finding such a gem! i've had a lot of high-alcohol, over extracted, oaken laden dolcetto but.......no!!!!! not this !
Fresh, zippy, quaffable, crunchy red fruits.
region: piedmont, italy
varietal: dolcetto ("dosset" is local dialect for Dolcetto)
style: light red
farming & cellar: organic & biodynamic, fermentation with indigenous yeasts without added sulphur then aged in stainless steel tanks for ten months.
pairing: potato gnocchi with castelmagno cheese