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.
It is excellent served with hot starters, pasta dishes, vegetables and not over-elaborate meats.