Grape Variety: Dolcetto.
Origin: Two famous areas for the Dolcetto grape, Diano d’Alba and Dogliani.
Type of Soil: Calcareous, chalky soils.
Harvesting Time: Hand-picked grapes, typically in early September.
Winemaking: Stainless Steel Tank Fermentation for 10 to 15 days with the temperature controlled to 26-28° C (78-82 F).
Appearance & color: Brilliantly clear with medium intense ruby with some purple tones when very young.
Nose: Red fruits and berries.
Flavor: Red berries, dry and mildly acidic. Medium to full-bodied.
Alcohol: Typically 12.5% to 13.5%
Food Pairings: First Courses such as Salumi, Carne Cruda, Vitello Tonnato, many pasta dishes, red and white meats.
Serving temperature: 14-18 C° (57-65 F).