Dolcetto translates to “little sweet one” and is a popular variety in the Piedmont region of Italy. It is recorded as early as 1593 and in 1700 was given as a gift to King George 11 of England. The variety has been grown in Australia since 1867. The wines are medium bodied and go well with spicy Asian foods , curries and Mediterranean fare. It can be lightly chilled and enjoyed as a summer red.
This wine is named after Bills Mother Gabrielle Lawson.
Colour: Deep crimson
Nose: Delicate smoky almond and earthy aromas
Palate: Soft mouth entry and acidity herald rich mid palate fruit with fine tannins and a dry finish.