Dolcetto

Dolcetto

Low in acidity and high in tannin. Earlier ripening than Barbera or Nebbiolo. Aromas & flavors: “Grapey,” blueberry, black currant, violet, orange peel, black tea. Best DOPs: Dogliani (most floral and powerful), Dolcetto d’Alba (fullest bodied), Diano d’Alba (in between); in Liguria, Ormeasco di Pornassio.