Dolcetto d'Alba DOC Vintage 2019

Tasting Notes

A traditional wine drunk as a table wine throughout the Langa region. Produced with 100% Dolcetto grapes, brilliant ruby red with a hint of purple. Fruity, dry and decisive flavour.

The grapes are grown in the borough of Treiso in a vineyard facing east.

Basic Information

Product Name: Dolcetto d’Alba DOC
Cépage: Dolcetto
Appellation: Dolcetto d’Alba
Classificaton: DOC
Color: red
Type: still
Country/Region: Treiso – Piedmont
Vintage: 2019
Alcool percentage: 13%
Sugar rate: 0,17 g/l
Number of bottles produced: 2500

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Technical Details

Winemaking

Method: fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 28/30 °C with frequent pumping over for a period of 5-7 days, then pressing of the peel. the must is kept at room temperature until the end of fermentation. The new wine is transferred to other stainless steel tanks to carry out malolactic fermentation. Unfiltered and bottled at the beginning of the year.
Temperature: 28/30 °C temperature controlled
Lenght: 12/15 days
Malolactic: in stainless steel tanks
Aging: 2 months in stainless steel tanks
Wood type: stainless steel tanks with temperature control
Minimum aging in bottle: 1 month

Vineyard

% of Grape / Cépage: dolcetto 100%
Soil: calcareus marl
Exposure: est
Agricultural method: conventional
Year of plantation: 1988
Date of harvest: 10/09/2019
Type of harvest: manual in cases
Geolocation: 44°42’17° N 8°05’15° E

Bottle

Empty bottle weight: 575 g
Date of bottling: 04/02/2020
Aging potential: 2 anni
Cork size: 24×44
Cork material: Micro agglomerated cork
Bottle type: Albeisa Traditional
Number of bottles per box: 6-12
Box size: 6 bot. 26x18x31 – 12 bott 26x32x34

Chemical Analysis

Dry extract: 28,1 g/l
Total acidity: 5,41 g/l (tartaric acid equivalent)
Volatile acidity: 0,65 g/l (acetic acid equivalent)
Total SO2: 57 mg/l
Free SO2: 30 mg/l

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