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Dolcetto di Diano d'Alba DOCG
Dolcetto is the most widespread wine in the area surrounding Alba; the grapes produced from this area are so sweet that they can even be consumed and appreciated at the table. Every hill around Alba gives birth to a Dolcetto with various characteristics. This particular type of Dolcetto has a ruby colour, a firm and pleasantly fruity aroma with notes of red fruits (cherries); the taste is dry, with good acidity and well balanced.
Vine variety: 100% grown in town of Diano d'Alba in the Province of Cuneo.
Soil: clayey and calcareous an their combo. Under 550 meters altitude
Harvest: in the 2nd half of September .
Yield per hectare: 8 tons of grapes equal to 56 hectoliters of wine.
Winemaking process: alcoholic and malolactic fermentation conducted with innovative techniques and carried out at a controlled temperature.
Technical features: Alcohol 13% by volume.
Tasting temperature: 16-18 degrees centigrade
Best served with: tartare, red meats, pasta. Perfect to be served with all courses.