Vintage 2021

Dolcetto d’Alba DOC

Tasting Notes

Dolcetto is one of the most cultivated variety of grapes in the Langhe and in all the south of Piedmont.

It has always been considered the wine of friendship and a glass of wine to be savored in company.

Its discreet nature makes it the wine that best accompanies all meals.

From this beautiful intense red garnet color wine, emerges an aroma that is similar to blackberries and cherries.

It’s dry and warm with good acidity and sufficient tannin level, quite soft, full-bodied and persistent.

Its slightly almond finale makes it the ideal companion for antipasti, main dishes, boiled meats, fresh and medium-age cheeses.

It should be savored young: up to 5-6 years. It has 13.5% alcohol content.

Color: intense and lively ruby red garnet with intense violet reflections.

Flavor: full harmonious with a slightly dry finale, bitter but pleasant.

Aroma: ample with notes of blackberry, cherry and spices.

Food pairing: starters, main dishes, boiled meats, fresh and medium-aged cheeses.

Basic Information

Name of product: Dolcetto d’Alba DOC

Grape variety: dolcetto

Denomination: Dolcetto d’Alba

Classification: DOC

Color: red

Typology: still

Country/Region: Italy, Piedmont

Vintage: 2021

Alcohol content: 13.5 %

Residual Sugar: 0.14 g/l

Number of bottles produced: 2,500


Method: traditional with the use of selected yeasts

Temperature: 27 °C

Duration: 9 days

Malolactic fermentation: carried out in steel

Aging: steel

Minimum length of time in the bottle: 15 days


% Grapes/Vineyard: dolcetto 100%

Soil: calcareous

Exposure: south / southwest

Agricultural method: biological

Planting years: 1968 / 2000

Date of harvest: 21/09/2021

Type of harvest: by hand in baskets

Geolocation: medium hills

Height above sea level: 400 m

Chemical Analysis

Dry extract: 24.7 g/l

Total acidity: 4.99 g/l in tartaric acid

Volatile acidity: 0.43 g/l in acetic acid


Weight of empty bottle: 500 g

Date of bottling: 28/04/2022

Aging potential: 5-6 years

Cork size: 26 x 44

Cork material: nomacork

Type of bottle: Bordeaux