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Azienda Agricola Boasso, Dolcetto D'Alba, 2021

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Azienda Agricola Boasso, Dolcetto D'Alba, 2021

Dolcetto, of Piedmont origin, means "little sweet" but the grape is usually vinified dry. It can be crafted to make diverse styles, from a light, fruity wine for serving chilled to a concentrated, oaked wine for ageing. Here it's... Read More

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Azienda Agricola Boasso, Dolcetto D'Alba, 2021

ColourRed

RegionPiedmont

GrowerBoasso

Grape VarietyDolcetto

Vintage2021

ABV14%

Bottle75cl

ClosureCork

CodeBOA121

Style

Light

Light > Full

Azienda Agricola Boasso

Serralunga, Italy

The Boasso family’s cellar, in the tiny hamlet of Gabutti, lies just above the steep slope of their top vineyard, facing the little hilltop village of Serralunga across a deep valley.

The cellar is tiny but spotless and perfectly equipped. Nebbiolos from Serralunga have a famed reputation for quality, but also for firm tannins: these Barolos can be...

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Azienda Agricola Boasso, Dolcetto D'Alba, 2021

Dolcetto, of Piedmont origin, means "little sweet" but the grape is usually vinified dry. It can be crafted to make diverse styles, from a light, fruity wine for serving chilled to a concentrated, oaked wine for ageing. Here it's unoaked but has plenty of concentration. It's from a small plot of 34 year old vines just north-west of Serralunga. Deep purple. Ripe black fruit scent. Lots of lively fruit flavour - with the tang of redcurrants and blackberry - backed by just a smidge of tannin. Bold, expansive, slightly wild, and with the merest tobacco leaf back note, this needs food; think ham or salume, pork belly or duck. Now-2023

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