Cescu

Dolcetto d'Alba DOC

Dolcetto d'Alba Cescu - Angelo Negro e Figli

VINIFICATION

Pre-fermentation: cold maceration (8-10 degrees) for about 14 hours
Maceration: traditional in stainless steel tanks
Maturation: 5-6 months
Preservation and endurance: bottle in horizontal position, within 5 years

SENSORY PROFILE

Intense red color with purple reflections. Fragrance of blackberry and raspberry. Dynamic, with elegant tannins. Aftertaste of plum and bilberry
Serving temperature: 16-18° C

VINEYARD

Grape variety: Dolcetto
Production area: vineyards located in the hills of Langhe
Altitude: 250-340 m above s.l.
Sun exposure: south, south-west
Soil: calcareous-clay, rich of grey marl
Breeding system: guyot

HARVEST

Period: end of September
Harvest: hand-picking with the 20 kg boxes