This wine is defined as “the friendship wine” because it is the true country wine. Generally it is consumed at an early age.
The care of Dolcetto vines follows the same steps as Nebbiolo da Barolo – that is, winter pruning of the vines, the jobs of allegation, cleaning and cutting of branches – and finally harvesting in the month of September.
Afterwards the pressing and separation, the steeping in the presence of the peels for circa 5-6 days at a maximum temperature of 25-27°C.
Conservation of the wine is in stainless steel tubs, where the malolactic fermentation terminates. Then it is poured off. The bottling is in April, May.
Colour: very bright ruby red with violet reflections.
Fragrance: delicate and fruity.
Taste: rounded, dry and slightly bitter – recalling fruits such as amarena cherry.
Temperature: 18 – 19 °C.
Gastronomic combinings: antipasti, first courses with, above all, meat sauces, soups.
Product Name: Dolcetto d’Alba DOC
Appellation: Dolcetto d’Alba
Alcool percentage: 13%
Sugar rate: 0.10 g/l
Number of bottles produced: 4.000
Method: the harvest is in the month of September. Afterwards we press and separate the bunches, the steeping is in the presence of the peels for circa 5-6 days at a maximum temperature of 25-27°C. Conservation of the wine is in stainless steel tubs, where the malolactic fermentation terminates. Then it is poured off. The bottling is in April, May.
Temperature: 25 – 28°
Lenght: 5 / 6 days
Malolactic fermentation: carried out in steel
Aging: in steel
Minimum aging in bottle: 2 months
% of Grape / Cépage: dolcetto 100%
Agricultural method: susteinable agriculture without chemical products – mechanical weeding
Year of plantation: 1973
Date of harvest: september 2020
Type of harvest: by hand
Dry extract: 28.3 g/l
Total acidity: 5.24 g/l (tartaric acid equivalent)
Volatile acidity: 0.44 g/l (acetic acid equivalent)
Total SO2: 40 mg/l
Free SO2: – mg/l
Empty bottle weight: 450 g
Date of bottling: May 2021
Aging potential: 2 years
Cork size: 24 x 44 mm
Cork material: cork
Bottle type: Bordolese
Number of bottles per box: 6/12
Box size: 33x24x31,5 cm