2012 Ca' Del Grevino Dolcetto
Dolcetto means “a little sweet”, it expresses original fruit flavor of grapes. Dolcetto is the earliest maturing grape among 3 main red grapes in Piemonte, Italy. It is very sensitive to soil and climate, the leaves are small pentagon, and there are 5 leaves normally. Long conical bunch of grapes support the dark blue and purple grapes. In general, Dolcetto has natural fruit flacors balanced by acid and tannins, which makes it great with food that are tomato based and cured meats.
Santa Maria Valley