DOLCETTO D'ALBA d.o.c.
Neive – Cottà subzone
Classification: Piedmontese D.o.c. red wine.
Grape variety: dolcetto.
Soil type: hilly with a southwest exposure, at an altitude of 200/250 meters; poor calcareous and marly soils.
Harvest time: second week of September.
Production: soft pressed and stainless steel fermented with a short maceration of 4-5 days. Once the fermentation is complete, the wine is held in stainless steel tanks.
Storing: in a cool environment at a constant temperature below 18/20°C.
Color: ruby red with violet hues.
Aroma: fruity and delicate. Characteristic with unmistakable notes of violets.
Palate: dry, harmonious and balanced with a subtle hint of bitter almonds.
Pairing: dolcetto is considered to be a wine to drink throughout a whole meal. Ideal for pastas and braised or stewed red meats.
Serving Temperature: should be served at 18/20°C.