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.
Name of product: Dolcetto d’Alba DOC
Grape variety: dolcetto
Denomination: Dolcetto d’Alba
Country/Region: Italy, Piedmont
Alcohol content: 13.5 %
Residual Sugar: 0.15 g/l
Number of bottles produced: 2,500
Method: Traditional with the use of selected organic yeasts
Temperature: 27 °C
Duration: 5 days
Malolactic fermentation: carried out in steel
% Grapes/Vineyard: dolcetto 100%
Exposure: south / southwest
Agricultural method: biological
Planting years: 1968 / 2000
Type of harvest: by hand in baskets
Geolocation: medium hills
Height above sea level: 400 m
Dry extract: 24.7 g/l
Total acidity: 4.97 g/l in tartaric acid
Volatile acidity: 0.35 g/l in acetic acid
Weight of empty bottle: 500 g
Aging potential: 5-6 years
Cork size: 26 x 44
Cork material: Nomacork
Type of bottle: Bordeaux