Dolcetto d’Alba DOC
Soil rich incalcareous marl and potassium oxide and has good permeability
Exposure and altitude
South-est/south-west - Mid-hillsides’ 250-400m asl estate vineyard faces south-east, south-west
Guyot 4.000-5.000 plants/ha
First, second ten days of Settembre
Vinification: the fermentation is carried out in stainless steel vats at a tempertatur of 28° C with frequent pumping ver of the must to optimize the extraction of colour and tannins. Then the fermentation goes on at a controlled temperature of 25-26° C till the sugar last.
Ageing: at the end of the malolactic fermentation (end of November), the wine stays in stainless steel tanks for six months. The wine is released after short bottle ageing.
Deep ruby-red with violet highlights. The fine, fruity bouquet has very persistent, clear-cut overtones of blackberries and raspberries melted with overtones of plums and black cherries. The fullness and velvety sensations are brought out by the well-structured tannins.
It is excellent served with hot starters, pasta dishes, vegetables and not over-elaborate meats.