|$12.99 per bottle
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|Wines from Italy
|Dogajolo Toscano Rosso I.G.T.
This is a very innovative product, a young “Super-Tuscan”, whose
characteristics are never found together in the same wine. Dogajolo combines
the power and deep colors of a young wine, the elegance and balance given by
wood aging, as well as a fruity and fragrant bouquet.
Sangiovese up to 70%; Cabernet and other varieties up to 30%. The exact
proportions can vary with each vintage.
the two grape varieties are vinified separately, since they ripen at different times.
Toward the end of fermentation they are blended and placed in small wooden
casks where they slowly complete alcoholic and malolactic fermentation.
Dogajolo is bottled between the last week of March and the first week of April
of the year after harvest. It is excellent when young, but as with any red wine of
good mettle, it ages well.
deep garnet with violet reflections.
very fruity and intense, with hints of cherry, coffee, vanilla and spice.
Flavor: full, soft on the palate, complex, well developed.
12-12.5% by volume.
15-16°C (59-61°F) the first year, 18-20°C (64-68°F) thereafter.
given its fruitiness, Dogajolo can be paired with first courses and white meats,
but shows at its best with full-flavored dishes such as roasts, grilled meats, cold
cuts and Tuscan regional specialties.