G. D. Vajra Dolcetto d'Alba 2017

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G. D. Vajra Dolcetto d'Alba 2017
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SKU 4259

750ml

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The 2017 Dolcetto d'Alba has a brilliant purple color. it opens up with blackberry and mulberry notes that give way to a fresh nuance of bright mountain flowers and sweet spices. Rich and wide in the palate, 2017 Dolcetto d'Alba reaches the perfect harmony between the varietal tannins and the fruits. A true food-friendly wine that enhances egg pastas, white and red meats and vegetable-based dishes.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Piedmont, Dolcetto d'Alba
Brand G. D. Vajra
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Wine AdvocateDolcetto is sometimes considered the ugly duckling of the Langhe. But in a hot vintage such as this, the grape flaunts its inner beauty and charm. The 2017 Dolcetto d'Alba delivers earthy and raw aromas of black fruit, plum and black olive. There are dusty sensations of crushed mineral or granite on the close. The finish offers vibrancy, depth and freshness.

Monica Larner, June 29, 2018
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Wine SpectatorA taut and pleasantly astringent version, revealing blackberry, black cherry and subtle chocolate flavors. Pinched finish. Drink now through 2022. 3,500 cases made.

Bruce Sanderson, 2019