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Bel Colle Dolcetto d’Alba D.O.C. 2017

Overview

This Dolcetto d’Alba displays brilliant red in color with tinges of purple and is vibrant in appearance. Fruity and vinous fragrance on the nose. Dry, smooth, harmonic and slightly, though pleasantly, bitter on the palate.

Wine Facts

Winemaker Notes
The Dolcetto grapes for this wine come from vineyards located on the Langa hills. Vinification took place in steel tanks at 77°F, with indigenous yeasts and pumping over 3 times per day. Maceration took place for 6 days. Maloactic fermentation was in steel tanks with indigenous bacteria. The wine was aged for 6 months in both steel tanks and cement vats. The wine was then further aged 3 months in the bottle.


Serving Hints
Suggested serving temperature between 60.8° F and 64.4° F. A versatile wine that can complement all courses in a meal. It pairs particularly well with appetizers and cured meats.


PRODUCER: Bel Colle
COUNTRY: Italy
REGION: Piedmont
GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Dolcetto
TOTAL ACIDITY: 5.0 g/l
ALCOHOL: 14%


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