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DOLCETTO D'ALBA - DOC


Grape variety: 100% Dolcetto

Vineyards: situated in the commune of Monforte d’Alba

Altitude of  vineyards: between 300/450 meters above sea level

Soil composition: clay – calcareous

Vineyard exposure: southeast

Vine growing: traditional guyot

Max production per hectare: 80 quintals per hectare

Vinification: The vinification is carried in stainless steel tanks, with the submerged cap system and the maceration of the skins lasts from 5 to 7 days. The fermentation  temperature is monitored and maintained around 25 ° -27 °C. The malolactic fermentation takes place at the end and when the racking is completed.

Aging: The aging lasts 7 months of which 6 are in stainless steel tanks and 1 in the bottle for proper development of the product before being placed on the market.

Tasting notes: full bodied wine with excellent softness. The colour is intense ruby purple, emerge  hints of berries, blackberry, cherry and plum jam. In the mouth it is elegant, soft.

Easy and pleasant to drink.

Alcohol: from 12.5% to 13.5% depending on the year

Serving suggestions: goes well with pasta and meat dishes not too strong.

Longevity: 2 to 4 years.