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Dolcetto Wine Details
Price: $26.00 per bottle

Description: Lovely aromas of fresh crushed blueberries mingle with raspberry, toasty oak and floral notes. Framed by a structure of tannin and oak, the delicious flavors of mixed berries, with a blueberry core, blend with nuanced toastiness and citrus. A substantial wine with backbone and character, yet one that is smooth and accessible on the palate. Our Dolcetto is a wonderful partner to roasted duck or lamb, a platter of gourmet cheeses, fettucine Alfredo, and many Northern Italian recipes.

Varietal Definition
Italian red grape from the Piedmont area of the North West. Produces soft varietal wines for early drinking. Gives lots of up front fruit with soft tannins with a style not unlike the Gamay of Beaujolais.
Cabernet Sauvignon:
Cabernet Sauvignon is the most widely planted and significant among the five dominant varieties in France’s Bordeaux region, as well as the most successful red wine produced in California. Though it was thought to be an ancient variety, recent genetic studies at U.C. Davis have determined that Cabernet Sauvignon is actually the hybrid offspring of Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc. Cabernet Sauvignon berries are small with black, thick and very tough skin. This toughness makes the grapes fairly resistant to disease and spoilage and able to withstand some autumn rains with little or no damage. It is a mid to late season ripener. These growth characteristics, along with its flavor appeal have made Cabernet Sauvignon one of the most popular red wine varieties worldwide.


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