Dolcetto d’Alba DOC Basarin

Region: Piemonte

Sub-region: Neive, Langhe


From the 'Basarin' vineyard. Measuring 1.45 ha., it is south facing. Soil is predominantly calcareous marl. Vines are 30 - 40 years old, and guyot-trained.


Hand-harvested in mid-September. Initiial fermentation occurs for 10 - 12 days, at a maximum temperature of 30°. Next is the maceration process, for another 10 - 12 days, followed by the the malolactic fermentation, carried out in stainless steel containers, and maintained at a constant temperature of 18°. Aged in the bottle for 6 months. 10, 000 bottles are produced annually.

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