Far Niente Dolce 2012
|Region||California, Napa Valley|
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The 2012 Dolce is bursting with flavors of apricot and orange liqueur. Enticing fruit-forward aromas persist throughout the wine. On the palate, mouthwatering layers of vanilla and brioche mingle with lush fruit. A rich, distinctive texture and a smooth, coating mouthfeel carry this wine's full flavors into a long and satisfying finish.
This is divinely sweet without ever becoming cloying. A blend of 89% Sémillon and 11% Sauvignon Blanc from grapes grown in Coombsville, it offers a clean, creamy palate of peat, caramel, vanilla wafer, nuts and honey. If a finishing touch of sweetness is needed at the end of any meal, this is your wine.
Wine & Spirits
The team at Far Niente farms 20 acres of semillon and sauvignon blanc in the southwestern corner of Napa Valley, and built a separate winery to produce this botrytised wine. It ferments in new oak barrels for six months, then ages for three years before the top barrels are selected for the blend. The 2012 has the wheaty richness of semillon and the honeysuckle scent of botrytis. It’s draped with honeyed flavor, then finishes clean. For hazelnut biscotti.
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