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1 Silver Street, Ottery St Mary EX11 1DB, Devon

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Dolcetto


Dolcetto is one of the most obliging grape varieties. It is a very early ripener so is grown in areas where other varieties will not work. In Piedmont (Italy) it is planted in the hills where the more noble Nebbiolo hasn't a hope of ripening. Because it has a relatively low acidity, the Piedmontese named it Dolcetto which means 'little sweet one.' The skins contain a high proportion of pigment so even a very short fermentation will achieve good colour and it also delivers on the tannin front.

Characteristics: Gentle, fruity and fresh. Drink young.

Where is it found? Piedmont

Wines associated: Dolcetto

Food matches: Richly sauced pasta, kid, Wensleydale

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