Elio Altare 2018 Dolcetto d'Alba DOC
Item Number: 13586
Sub Region: Piedmont
Appellation/AVA: Dolcetto d'Alba DOC
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Grape(s): 100% Dolcetto
Type: Wine - Red
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Alc by Vol(%): 14
Viticulture: Practicing Organic
Tasting Notes: The 2018 Dolcetto d'Alba is quite aromatic with bright and inviting fruit. The palate is simply beautiful; it's smooth elegance is balanced by juicy acidity and fruit (berries and plums).
Vine Age: 20 to 30 years old
Winemaking Notes: The grapes are harvested by hand. They macerate with their skins at a controlled temperature in rotary fermenters for 3-4 days. The wine ages for 5 months in French barriques. Fermentation occurs naturally with indigenous yeast as does the malolactic fermentation. The wine is not fined, filtered, or clarified. No substances that could modify the color or the structure of the wine is ever used.