Dolcetto d’Alba DOC
The black Dolcetto grape is native to Piemonte and first recorded in 1593. It is early maturing, usually around the second week of September.
Although the name derives from the particular sweetness of the grape flesh, the wines it produces are always dry or very dry, with modest acidity and a pleasant bitter aftertaste. Dolcetto produces soft, fresh versatile wines for everyday drinking with a variety of different foods.
Vinification: traditional with the grapes lightly crushed, de-stemmed and fermented in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks for 8/10 days.
Ageing: two months in stainless steel vats and one month in the bottle.
Notes: intense ruby red with light violet hints. Intense fruity aromas of berries and cherries; dry and balanced in the mouth.
Serving Suggestion: starters, salumi, pasta and cheeses.
Serving temperature: 16°C