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Cascina delle Rose ‘A Elizabeth’ Dolcetto d’Alba DOC 2019

Estate: Devoted to achieving harmony with the land and vines, Giovanna Rizzolio took over her family estate in Barbaresco in 1992. Giovanna, along with her husband and sons Riccardo and Davide, is known for her elegant Barbaresco wines. The 5 hectare estate in Rio Sordo Valley is farmed organically and with minimal intervention.

Winemaking: Vines are 45 years old with clay/calcareous, sandy marl soils. Native yeast spontaneous fermentation, submerged cap and malolactic fermentation, aged in stainless steel, unfined, unfiltered. Named after their friend Elizabeth, who helps with the Dolcetto harvest every year.

Tasting Notes: Black cherry, sandalwood, pomegranate, fresh acidity backed by fine grain tannins. Black cherry, forest floor underscore the distinctives bitter finish. Well composed, refined, focused.

100% Dolcetto
Dolcetto d’Alba DOC
Italy
Estate Bottled by Azienda Agricola Cascina delle Rose
13% Alcohol
$15

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