Designation: Dolcetto d’Alba d.o.c.
Vineyards: village of Neive – Bricco di Neive
Grape-variety: 100% Dolcetto
Yield: 60 hl./hectare
Facing: east-south-west
Soil: calcareous – sandy
Vine-training system: Guyot

Fermentation: in steel for 5 days at a controlled temperature, with traditional pumping of the must over the cap
Ageing: at least 7 months in steel, followed by 2 months maturing in the bottle
Appearance: ruby red tending to violet
Nose: expansive and alluring, with intense bouquet of flowers and fresh fruit including blackberries and wild cherries; delicate, elegant aromas
Taste: dry, bold and well-balanced, with appealingly fine almondy aftertaste
Pairings: good for serving throughout a meal, and ideal with pasta, cheeses and cased meats
Alc. by vol: 12.5%
Serving temperature: 16-18°C

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