Podere Ruggeri Corsini Dolcetto d'Alba, 2019, Piedmont, Italy

Red Wine

£22.75 (inc VAT)

100% Dolcetto italy image Italy

750ml

You need to buy 6 bottles to meet the minimum order

"Dolcetto"is a false friend here - this ain't sweet, it's fresh, fruity and a little bit floral.

Don't get it twisted, "dolcetto"doesn"t make it a sweet wine. Dolcetto d'Alba is ruby-red and very fruity but with a totally dry, rich and harmonious flavour that leaves a lingering aroma of tangy almond. Almost 80% of it is drunk in northwest Italy (perhaps because the rest of the world keeps mistranslating the name), but this easy-drinking red deserves a wider audience.

Loredana Addari and Nicola Argamante decided they'd enough of their jobs in the city, so they packed it all in, studied winemaking and bought a tiny vineyard in Monforte d'Alba. They upgraded the traditional estate into an eco-friendly haven by adopting lighter bottles, handpicking, solar panels and natural waste water purification, and by massively reducing the use of chemical treatments and sulphur.

GRAPE: Dolcetto
COUNTRY: Italy
REGION: Piedmont
BOTTLESIZE: 750ml
ALCOHOL: 12.5%
VINTAGE: 2019
METHOD: Organic
METHOD: Vegan

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