Dolcetto d’Alba Ambrunés

 


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Grape variety: 100% Dolcetto
Area of origin: Municipalities of Barbaresco Rabajà-Bas and Neive. Estate-owned vineyards.
Google Earth Coordinates: 44°43’11.50”N 8°5’2.01”E
Total vineyard surface: 0.87 ha
Exposure: North / North-West
Soil: Tortonian soil rich in very compact blue marl.
Plants per hectare: from 3900 to 5500.
Vine training system:
Guyot with 8-9 buds.
Harvest: By hand into crates of approx. 25 kg.
Average production: 70 hl. per hectare
Vinification: in stainless steel tanks at 26 -28°C for 8 – 10 days
Ageing: In steel and concrete for 8-9 months before bottling.

Colour: deep ruby red wine with violet highlights
Bouquet: vinous, aromatic, fresh with notes of cherry, violet, plum, cassis and blackberry jam.
Palate: velvety, fruity and harmonious.
Pairing: characteristic dishes, cheeses, roast sausage, pizza, grilled steaks, grilled vegetables, fresh tuna steaks.
Serving temperature: 15°C-17°C
Alcohol content: 13% – 13.5% vol.
Bottle sizes: 75 cl.