Vintage 2018

Dolcetto d'Alba DOC

Tasting Notes

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.

Dolcetto d'Alba DOC (bottiglia)

Basic Information

Product Name: Dolcetto d’Alba DOC
Vine variety: dolcetto
Denomination: Dolcetto d’Alba
Classification: DOC
Color: red
Typology: still
Production area: Piedmont
Vintage: 2018
Alcohol: 12,5% vol.
Residual sugar: 0,2 g/l
Number of bottles produced: 4,000

Vineyard

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

Winemaking

Method: natural fermentation with manual punching and pumping over
Temperature: 26 °C spontaneous and not thermo-conditioned
Duration: 10 days
Malolactic: yes
Aging: in bottle
Minimum time in bottle: 6 months

Bottle

Weight of empty bottle: 498 g
Aging potential: 3 years
Stopper size: 24 x 42
Stopper material: natural cork
Type of bottle: bordeaux

Chemical Analysis

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

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