DOLCETTO D'ALBA DOC
Location: Novello (Cuneo-Piedmont).
Position: altitude of 300 m. facing south-west.
Soil: calcareous marl with layers of sand
Grape variety: Dolcetto 100%. Manual harvesting with selection of the bunches.
Density: 4.400 vines per hectare.
Vinification: soft destemming and crushing, maceration on skins for 5-6 days during temperature controlled fermentation and maturation in stainless steel tanks till bottling. Short refinement in the bottle before releasing.
Colur: ruby red colour with purplish highlights
Bouquet: fresch, intense, reminds red fruits.
Flavor: dry taste, with moderate acidity, slightly almond
Serve at a temperature of 16-18 °C. in tulip glasses
Cured meats, agnolotti al plin with butter and sage, white meats, soft and semi-hard cheeses.