DOLCETTO D’ALBA D.O.C.
The vines’s name comes from the exceptional sweetness of the grapes, but the wine is definitely dry.
Medium hillside (200-300 m asl) well-exposed, fairly compact calcareous soil.
The grapes harvest is made by hand at the middle of September.
The grapes are de-stemmed and soft crushed.
The fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks around 8 – 10 days, with floating cap and frequent pumping over of the must to optimize the extraction of the polyphenolic substances.
The wine stays for a short period in stainless steel tanks before the bottling and then in the bottle for at least 1-2 months.
Deep red, with violet highlights.
Its vinous bouquet is fruity and persistent.
Nicely dry, well-balanced with a light almondy aftertaste.
It is perfect for evey day meals. It goes well with a myriad of flavors and all the dishes, particularly with fresh eggs pasta (agnolotti, tagliatelle), soup, poultry, omelettes. Serving temperature: 16°-18° C