Dolcetto d’Alba DOC Le Campanelle
Grape variety: Dolcetto
Town of vineyards: Monforte d’Alba
Average age of vines: 25 years
Exposure of the vineyard: south
Soil composition: sandy, silty, clay
Average altitude of the vineyard: 350 metres above sea level
Yield per hectare: 90q/ha
Harvest time: Second half of September, manual harvest
Vinification: Pressing. Controlled temperature fermentation at 28°C.
Average maceration time of about 10 days. Malolactic fermentation in November in steel.
Maturation in stainless steel. Minimum 3 months in bottle before release.
Wine Features: At sight it is red, very intense, with violet highlights. The bouquet is persistently fresh and fruity with a hint of cherry and plum.
Medium-bodied, it is pleasant in the mouth, with a slight tannicity, good softness and structure. Longevity over 4 years.
Winemaker’s notes: ideal with white meats, soft or semi-hard cheeses and cured meats.
Alc.: 13,00% by Vol.
Tasting temperature: 18°-20°C