Dolcetto d’Alba 2017 Massolino red wine
Variety: Dolcetto 100%
Grapes that have created Dolcetto d’Alba 2017 Massolino come from the vineyards located in the municipality of Serralunga d’Alba.
Total area: 3.2 hectares. The altitude of the vineyard is 330 meters s.l.m.
The average plant age ranges from 20 to 25 years.
Soil type: medium mixture tending to calcareous.
Training system is espalier with traditional Guyot pruning, and the density of the vineyard varies from 5,000 vines per hectare in the younger vines, to 6,000 in the older ones.
Yield per hectare: 70 quintals.
Harvest: manual, carried out, according to the different vintages, between the middle and the end of September.
Dolcetto d’Alba 2017 Massolino
Intense purple red.
The nose is characterized by aromas of fresh red fruit: cherry and berries. Follow the flowers, like violet and geranium. Even the perfumes attributable to the grape itself are pleasant and comforting. Overall it is fragrant and of good complexity.
In the mouth it is balanced, with extreme pleasure of drinking. Good minerality on the side of hardness, and creaminess from that of softness. In the retro olfation, nasal receptors give aromas of ripe and fleshy fruit. Persistent. It has ability to evolve over time, much longer than you think, giving over time, unexpected complexity.
Wine, which without obligation satisfies and gratifies those who drink it.
Accompanies with consistency an infinity of traditional Piedmontese and Ligurian dishes. The boiled Bue di Carrù, the stewed rabbit in terracotta pan with thyme and taggiasche olives, the lamb chops, and the red lentils with onion, celery, cherry tomatoes of Pachino and Etna red pepper.