Dolcetto is the typical wine of Piemont. The name Dolcetto derives from the characteristics of its grapes. They have a very low content of acidity. Dolcetto grapes appear to be sweet if you pick a grape to nibble. The low content of acidity is the reason why you can drink Dolcetto already in the subsequent spring after the harvest. Red Dolcetto is for the wine farmers of Piemont the daily wine which you drink with friends and in good company. Francone Dolcetto is pure Dolcetto and grows on vineyards in the community of Neive. Dolcetto San Cristoforo is left to mature in steel tanks and oak casks for 4 - 6 months. It has a rubyred colour with violet reflections. The bouquet of Francone Dolcetto is dry, well balanced, harmonious and silky. The red wine has a light, pleasant bitter aftertaste which reminds of almonds.
Food pairings: cooked meat of lamb, veal, pork or chicken. Good with mushroom dishes and fresh cheese.