After seven years spent aging to absolute perfection, our 2014 Dolce Napa Valley is releasing just in time for glamorous gifting and midnight toasts. Just what is it that makes Dolce so prized, not to mention a favorite holiday wine?
What began in 1985 as a small batch wine modeled after the sought-after Sauternes of Bordeaux has evolved into the pinnacle in late harvest winemaking in America. From the berries picked, individually, by hand, to the three years each vintage spends in the Dolce caves aging in new French oak, there’s no single magic ingredient, rather, it’s all in the hundreds of tiny, intentional details.
“This is Dolce, California’s bar-setting late-harvest white from Far Niente.” - Sara Schneider, The Robb Report
The Key to Dolce Napa Valley? The Revel's in the Details:
Ready to explore the brilliant world of Dolce? Dip into our full library of late harvest vintages, watch Winemaker Greg Allen share his behind-the-scenes insights into Dolce, or indulge in the holiday release of the 2014 Dolce Napa Valley.
“From the tropical and apricot flavors to the notes of vanilla crème brulee to the silky, satisfying finish, the 2014 Dolce is a late harvest wine of the highest caliber. It’s brilliant in its complexity, with bright, natural acidity that give it an exuberant – and irresistible – freshness now, yet will allow it to develop richness and elegance for decades to come.” – Greg Allen, Dolce Winemaker
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