with different and easily recognizable features. The unique soil components of the Langhe – rich in minerals –gives to the Dolcetto of this area structure and body with a rich nose and palate.
Grape Variety: Dolcetto.
Geographical location: vineyards in Castiglione Falletto and La Morra.
Processing: the grapes are harvested only when fully matured and the vinification starts straight away when they get into the cellar. First it comes the destalking, soft pressing, follows a fermentation – which is tumultuous and takes place at about 28°C in stainless steel tanks – then it follows the maceration. This consists in leaving the must in contact with the skins and pips – according to the tradition. After racking, the ideal conditions for a perfect malolactic fermentation are created in the cellar.
Maturation and aging: the wine is kept in stainless steel tanks for 6 months to preserve its freshness; a short aging in the bottle follows before being sold.
Charateristics: the colour is ruby red with violet shades that fade away as time goes by; the nose is delicate, floral, intense, full and lingering; fresh, fruity, full and complete palate.
Serving temperature: 16°-18°C