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Dolcetto d’Alba

Wine: Dolcetto d’Alba doc
Municipality of production: Castiglione Falletto and Roddino
Grape: Dolcetto d’Alba doc.
Alcohol content: 12,5% – 13,5%
Vineyard area: 1,1 hectares
Exposure: east-west
Farming System: Low-Gujot
Average age of the vines: 10 and 30 years
Planting density: 4000 plants per hectare
Time of harvest: around the last week of September
Maximum yield: 90 quintals per hectare, depending of the thinning
Production containers: stainless steel tanks
Aging containers: stainless steel tanks
Length of aging: the first seven months of the year following the harvest, decanting the wine the
following winter and spring. The micro-oxigenation technique is adopted to optimize the “elevage”,
in order to stimulate the stabilization of the color and the spontaneous improvement of the
organoleptic sensations
Clarification and filtration: none
Bottling period: preferably the end of the seventh or the beginning of the eith month of the year
following the harvest
Number of bottles produced: 8.000
Packaging: 12 bottles cartons
Suggested food pairing: cured meats and pasta dishes
Tasting notes:
Color: violet red
Nose: flowery bouquet and very delicate violet scent
Taste: good body and characteristic sweet almond end

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