DOLCETTO D’ALBA MAGALLO 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.
District of Novello village.
The grapes harvest is made by hand in 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 12 months in large oak barrels followed for a short period in stainless steel tanks before the bottling and six months in the bottle.
Deep red, with violet highlights.
Fine and fruity bouquet, overtones of plums and black cherries.
Nicely dry, well-structured with velvety and full sensations by the soft tannins. Long fruity aftertaste.
It is excellent served with starters, pasta dishes, vegetables and meat dishes. Serving temperature: 16°-18° C