Giribaldi Dolcetto d'Alba Calúpo 2017
- Medium bodied
For three generations, the Giribaldi family have been making small amounts of wine in Piemonte, Italy. Literally the entire family is involved in the business in some capacity. It’s been twenty years since they converted their vineyards to fully organic practices, earning certification shortly thereafter.
With dolcetto, it’s all about the purity of fruit and texture. This one comes from an organic vineyard sitting at 460 metres above sea level over calcareous and rocky soil. Once pressed and fermented, the wine spends a couple of months in large format barrels to settle and add a bit of layering of flavours. The nose is of violets and the palate is all cherries and earthiness. It finishes soft, dry and clean, exactly how fine dolcetto should.
Full price $25.00 from the producer.
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If you’ve never plugged Piedmont into Google images then now’s the time. A northern Italian region that spoons both France and Switzerland, it’s one of the more picturesque wine regions in the world and better yet, the vinos do the dramatic backdrop justice. Piedmont wines benefit from the warmth of the Mediterranean and the chill of the Alps, and the combination of these climates means the valleys will often be shrouded in fog. Behind the fog you’ll find Piedmont’s two superstar wines: Barolo and Barbaresco. Known as the King of Wines in Italy, Barolo in particular is lauded over worldwide but really, there’s more to Piedmont than these two. Aside from juicy, tannic nebbiolo, keep an eye out for barbera, the go-to vino for many Italians.
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