Dolcetto d’Alba DOC

Varietal: Dolcetto
Growing locations: Alba, Albaretto della Torre, Barolo, Castiglione Falletto, Cherasco, Grinzane Cavour, La Morra, Monforte d’Alba, Montelupo Albese, Novello, Serralunga d’Alba, Verduno, Roddi, Roddino
Soil: calcareous clay; calcareous-siliceous
Vine training: vertical trellis with Guyot pruning
Picking: 100% by hand
Harvest: mid-late September
Maximum yield: 9 tons/ha
Vinification: destemming and crushing; alcoholic fermentation and 4-6 days on the skins at a controlled temperature (24-26°C), with frequent pumping over the cap
Ageing: 3-4 months in tank prior to bottling

ruby red with violet nuances
On the nose: 
fresh and fruity
On the palate: 
dry and harmonious, with a pleasant almond aftertaste
13.5% vol.
Serving temperature: 
Cellar life: ready to drink
Food/wine pairings: simple starters, pasta and risotto,
a perfect match for everyday fare