Milcrest Estate Dolcetto 2013

A single vineyard Dolcetto grown on a north-facing, sun-drenched site and picked at optimum ripeness. Classic Italian Piedmontese characters of aniseed, liquorice, plum, spice and dried herbs, combined with a lovely fruit richness and generous oak character from extended barrel ageing.

"Another Dolcetto from Milcrest Estate, this time a 2013 that has been in bottle for nearly 7 years, slowly ageing away and ready to drink now! The grapes were hand picked before being taken to the winery in Nelson to be handcrafted into this delicious wee number. Its drying on the palate and filled with spicy notes of earthy cinnamon, cherry and almond. We also have the 2014 in stock so get them both and do a mini vertical tasting around the dinner table!" - 17/20, Wine Central tasting panel

"Dolcetto is an Italian grape variety native to the alpine Piedmont region. It’s known for making light bodied wines with bright fruit flavours and having a bit more structure than Pinot Noir. This wine is no exception. The aromas are delicate, but the palate is not. Cranberry, sour cherry, and plum delight the senses followed by notes of violets and spice.This wine is light in body with balanced acidity and soft tannins." - Diana Hawkins, Certified Sommelier & MSc

Milcrest Estate is one of only two producers of this Italian Piedmontese varietal, Dolcetto, in New Zealand and this site is renowned for its fantastic reds as a result of the gentle North facing Moutere clay slope, wonderful aspect and unique micro-climate. 

A great accompaniment to Pizza, Pasta or anything with a saltiness.

Nelson, New Zealand

Milcrest Estate is Sustainable Wine Growing NZ certified.

13% Alcohol Level
Dolcetto Grapes
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