Photographers often say that a "great capture" is rare. The same came be said in the case of producing sweet wines. When to pick—and in this case, it is not just the right sugar, but also the level of botrytis mold—makes the proposition sometimes dicey. If the grower waits too long, the crop could be lost and if the grapes are harvest too soon, there may not be enough flavor. The 2011 Dolce, fortunately, has everything one would want in a late harvest dessert wine. This wine exhibits honey, pineapple, apricot, and oak that wraps itself nicely onto the palate. Pair with decadent desserts, triple crème blue veined cheese, or just drink it without any food at all. (Tasted: April 27, 2017, San Francisco, CA)
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