DOLCETTO D’ALBA D.O.C.
GRAPE VARIETY 100% Dolcetto
VINEYARD:The soil is rich of calcareous clay marl. Exposition: south-west.
Training system: Guyot
Vineyard density: 5000 plants per hectare
Harvest: Second half of September
Yield per hectare: 65hl/Ha
WINEMAKING:The grapes are destalked and soft-pressed and then
left on the skins for 10/12 days. After that the Dolcetto is stored in steel tanks until the moment of the bottling.
TASTING:In the glass the Dolcetto d'Alba shows a bright ruby red. In
the nose it has very fruity aromas, like red cherry and marasca cherry. On
the palate it is dry, with a good balance between the acid and alcoholic
components, which make this wine fresh and very pleasant.
Service temperature: 16°-18°C (60°F-64°F) It can also be served fresh
(14°C-57°F) in the hot summer days.
Food pairing: This wine matches perfectly with pasta dishes, pizza,
white and red meat.