DOLCETTO D’ALBA DOC
Arione Vini - Red wines
- Variety: Dolcetto.
- Colour: intense ruby red, with violet nuances in the foam.
- Bouquet: winy, pleasant, fruity.
- Taste: dry, slightly bitter, tannic, harmonious.
- Alcoholic content: minimum 12% vol.
- Serving temperature: 16-18 °C.
- Content: 75 cl.
Harvest: mid September. Pressing, picking of the wood from the bunches; fermentation, in big tanks with skins and selected yeasts, at controlled never over 25°C. till the complete consumption of the natural sugars of the grapes. Frequently poured off from October to March, to favour the natural decantation of the skins. Storage in big stainless steel tanks to guarantee a perfect maturation of the wine. Sometimes, to favour the evolution of its characteristic bouquet, it is matured some months in big oak barrels. In late spring or in summer, after filtration, bottling at cellar temperature. Recommended consumption within 2 years from the harvest; however, some good vintages can undergo longer ageing.
MATCHING WITH FOOD
With Dolcetto red wine: Delicate roasts, white meat, grilled or stewed meat, fresh cheese, fish soups, tasty fish, boiled vegetables, pasta, and rice.