Dolcetto means “little sweet one” in Italian and is grown primarily in the Piedmont region of Italy. Our Dolcetto is sourced from the Dwelley vineyard just a few miles from Walla Walla Vintners. This fruity quaffer has a great following.
The 2015 Dolcetto opens with aromas of strawberry rhubarb tart and black cherry with whisps of candied walnuts and vanilla dusted with cinnamon. Cherry continues on the palate backed with pomegranate and gentle tannins leading to a lingering fruit driven finish.
Best of Class/Double Gold Medal
06/20/2016 Walla Walla Valley Wine Competition
The 2015 vintage was one of the hottest growing seasons in the history of the Walla Walla Valley. Bud break occured two weeks earlier than normal with harvest ranging almost three weeks ahead of average. Ripe fruit and soft tannins make the 2015 vintage approachable now with structure to shine with extended cellaring.
167 cases produced
Dolcetto joined the Walla Walla Vintners stable in 2009 and instantly became a summer favorite. That first vintage sold out in a matter of weeks. Only a few short years later, this summertime sipper barely lasts through spring before selling out. With only an acre planted this will always be a limited quantity high demand wine.