Dolcetto di Diano D’Alba Docg

Category
Vinum VitaEst
Dolcetto di Diano D’Alba DOCG

Vintage Available: 2019

Varietal: 100% Dolcetto
Growing location: Diano d’Alba
Soil: calcareous clay
Vine training: vertical trellis with Guyot pruning
Picking: 100% by hand
Harvest: late September
Maximum yield: 8 tons/ha
Vinification: destemming and crushing; alcoholic fermentation and 4-6 days on the skins at a controlled temperature (24-26°C)
Malolactic fermentation: complete
Ageing: 3-4 months in steel tanks prior to bottling

TASTING NOTES
Color:
intense ruby red with violet nuances
On the nose:
rich, with characteristic hints of cherry
On the palate:
dry and harmonious, with a pleasant almond aftertaste
Alcohol:
13.5% vol.
Serving temperature: 
16-18°C
Cellar life ready to drink
Food/wine pairings: starters and pasta dishes, white meat mains and mixed boiled meats, cold cuts and semi-mature sheep and goat’s milk cheeses