Historically, Dolcetto was cultivated in prime land, just above Nebbiolo vineyards. At Vajra, we remain loyal to this approach and keep farming this variety in places of true vocation. Our Dolcetto d’Alba DOC is a homage to a wonderful, often overlooked heritage of Piemonte. It is a pure, vibrant and fruity expression of the grape, ideal for many food pairings from appetizers to pastas and vegetables and light proteins such as white meats and egg-based dishes. 2019 is a beautiful, profound wine. It is joyful and readily accessible, yet it discloses in the glass with many layers of fruits and floral tones.
Dolcetto d’Alba DOC is aged in stainless-steel only, so to preserve all of its freshness and brightness. Bottling in the Spring waning moon.
The Dolcetto d’Alba has a lively deep purple color. The nose opens with tones of wild berries, mulberry, hints of white pepper and sweet spices and fresh thyme. The palate is bursting with blue fruits and fresh plums, with a gentle tart touch that smoothen up beautifully with food. The finish is elegant with a lovely almond whiffle. A true food-friendly wine that enhances egg pastas, pizza, white and red meats and vegetable-based dishes.
Producer: G.D. Vajra
Appellation: Dolcetto d'Alba
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