Principano Ferdinando Dosset. 100% Dolcetto.
An intense cherry-red in the glass. On the nose, notes of violets and cherries with a hint of earth. On the palate, fresh and clean with a slightly spicy edge. Look out for flavours of almonds and liquorice. The tannins are balanced and the finish lingering. A bright and crunchy wine perfect for lighter dishes: Grilled vegetables, charcuterie or pork ragu.
The Principiano estate is situated in Monforte d’Alba in Piemonte’s Langhe Hills and was founded by Ferdinando’s father, Americo, in the 1950’s. Ferdinando took charge of the estate in 1993 and since 2004 has farmed biodynamically, using no chemicals in the vineyards or sulphur in the cellar. There are 10 hectares in all, producing 35,000 bottles annually. Yields are low and quality control ruthless.
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