Windsor Oaks Vineyard, Chalk Hill AVA, Russian River Valley, CA
Cadle Family Wines
What we love
Windsor Oaks Vineyard’s tiny planting of Dolcetto, just two rows of vines, produces only 70 cases annually. Upon first sip, the 2016 Dolcetto will transport you to the Italian countryside, showcasing notes of savory dried herbs, dried cranberries, and tangy ripe cherries. Tannins are present but not overwhelmingly grippy, making for a wine that’s silky and easy-drinking. Pair with anything an Italian farmer might consume after a long day in the field, like pasta, pizza or chicken. But truly, whatever you’re eating (or not eating), this Dolcetto is an excellent choice.
About this Wine
Not all Dolcetto is created equal, and this high-end Dolcetto just may be the best you’ve ever had. From first aromatic sniff to the first sip and continuing to the back of your palate, the wine elegantly dances its way across your palate, mesmerizing your full spectrum of senses. Whatever the occasion, Cadle Family Wines’ Chalk Hill Dolcetto is an excellent choice, like a little black dress.
Drink now through 2020.
- Technical Data
- Blend: 100% Dolcetto
- Alcohol: 14.0% | pH: 3.60 | Production: 70 cases
- Winemaking: Sustainably farmed grapes are harvested by hand, then fermented with a Piedmont strain of yeast. The wine then aged for 11 months in neutral French oak.
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