Dosset, Ferdinando Principiano
Organic

Dosset, Ferdinando Principiano - 2021

Item # 46194 750mL
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Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


Tasting Notes

A bit of a rarity in Piedmont these days, this Dolcetto is decidedly old-fashioned and lower in alcohol. Located in Montforte, Ferdinando has created a very biodiverse vineyard teeming with flora and fauna. Light in color, body, and tannin, this is an extremely fresh and quaffable dry red. Pair with cheese, olives, and mortadella.


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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Piedmont

The most famous grape in Piedmont is the noble Nebbiolo, which makes the long-lived Barolo and Barbaresco. There are plenty of Nebbiolo-based wines that are quite enjoyable in their youth, however, often produced in smaller, lesser-known regions such as Ghemme or Gattinara. Several other Piedmontese grapes make striking and delicious wines: Pelaverga produces light-colored reds with distinctive...

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Dolcetto

A red grape variety grown in Piedmont and nearly nowhere else. Dolcetto-based wines are not sweet, as many people might surmise on hearing the name; the Piedmontese declared it "dolce" only because it is lower in acid than the wines they're used to. Dolcettos are usually meant to be enjoyed young. Some of the best ones come from the area around the town of Alba.


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