Red Wine

Dolcetto d’Alba D.O.C.

Each hill – as well as each vineyard – produces a typical Dolcetto with different and easily recognizable features. It is the unique soil components of the Langhe – rich in minerals – that give the Dolcetto of this area structure and body with a rich nose and palate.

MUNICIPALITIES OF PRODUCTION

Castiglione Falletto and La Morra

GRAPE VARIETY

100% Dolcetto

EXPOSURE

West, South-West

ALTITUDE (MASL)

300 m

SOIL

Calcareous clay

TYPE OF PLANTING

Espalier with traditional Guyot pruning

AGE OF VINEYARD

25-30 years

PLANTS DENSITY

4,500 plants

YIELD PER HECTAR

90 quintals

PROCESSING

Destalking, follows the vinification with fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 28°C. Natural malolactic fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks at 20°C

MATURATION

6 months in stainless steel tanks

AGEING

3 months at least in the bottle

PERCENTAGE OF ALCOHOL

12,5% Vol (depending on the vintage)

ACIDITY

5.50 g/l

SUGARS (REDUCING)

0.3-0.5 g/l

SERVING TEMPERATURE

16°-18°C

RECOMMENDED PAIRINGS

Snacks, light salami, fresh cheese, shellfish

BOTTLE

750 ml.

Charactertistics

Ruby-red colour with violet overtones fading with aging; delicate floral perfumes which are intense, full and lingering at the same time; fresh and fruity palate, full-bodied, complex, dry and harmonious finishing