Ottotori 2016

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A bigger style red at 14% (due to the regulations of the DOCG) and is certainly a food wine but is very classic Dolcetto with lots of dark fruit and tannins.

 

ABV:

  • 14%

Vintage:

  • 2016

Type:

  • Red

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natural wine pairings

Pairings

Game, Strong Cheese, Heavy Pasta

natural wine varietal

Varietal

Dolcetto

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Adventure Level

Classic

Region

Piedmont, Italy

The Producer

About Forti Del Vento

Forti del Vento, aptly named for the resilient winds shaping the Monferrato region, embodies a legacy of passion and commitment passed down through generations. Marco, Manuela, and Tomaso, lifelong friends and stewards of their grandparents' vineyards, have transformed tradition into innovation, cultivating biodynamic practices in their winemaking. With fifteen organically certified acres nestled in Castelletto D’Orba's rolling hills, they champion ancient viticultural methods, nurturing Dolcetto, Barbera, and rare varietals like Nibiö back from obscurity. In their cellar, a strict hands-off approach reigns, allowing the wines to authentically reflect their terroir.

About the Region

Piedmont, Italy

Piedmont, a region renowned for its rich winemaking traditions, offers a captivating profile in its natural wines, reflecting the terroir and heritage of the area. Crafted from indigenous grape varieties such as Nebbiolo, Barbera, and Dolcetto, Piedmont's natural wines showcase a remarkable depth of flavor and complexity. With a focus on minimal intervention and organic farming practices, these wines exude purity and elegance, boasting enticing aromas of ripe red fruits, floral notes, and hints of spice. On the palate, Piedmont's natural wines captivate with their harmonious balance, displaying vibrant acidity, silky tannins, and a lingering finish that speaks to the region's distinct terroir. Whether it's a robust Barolo, a lively Barbera, or a refreshing Dolcetto, Piedmont's natural wines offer a true expression of the land and a testament to the timeless artistry of winemaking in this revered Italian region.

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