Dolcetto d'Alba DOC
Alcohol content 12,5% vol.
A ruby red wine produced on the Costa, steeply sloping vineyard in the hill of Moncucco.
The white soil of the vineyard gives the wine its characteristic aromas and a dry, pleasantly bitter taste.
Easily combined with stewed meats and typical dishes.
Ideal serving temperature: 18°C.
Product Name: Dolcetto d’Alba DOC
Vine variety: dolcetto
Denomination: Dolcetto d’Alba
Production area: Piedmont
Alcohol: 12,5% vol.
Residual sugar: 0,2 g/l
Number of bottles produced: 4,000
Grape: 100% dolcetto
Soil: a medium mixture of clayey loam soil
Exposure: south west
Cultivation system: guyot
Year of planting: 1976
Harvest date: 10 September
Type of harvest: manual into crates
Method: natural fermentation with manual punching and pumping over
Temperature: 26 °C spontaneous and not thermo-conditioned
Duration: 10 days
Aging: in bottle
Minimum time in bottle: 6 months
Weight of empty bottle: 498 g
Aging potential: 3 years
Stopper size: 24 x 42
Stopper material: natural cork
Type of bottle: bordeaux
Dry extract [g/l]: 25
Total acidity [g/l in tartaric acid]: 5,22
Volatile acidity [g/l in acetic acid]: 0,31
Total SO2 [mg/l]: 81
Free SO2 [mg/l]: 18