Dolcetto d'Alba

Designation of origin

The name “Dolcetto” deriving from an expression in the local dialect meaning sweet refers to the grapes, not the wine. Deep red with purple highlights, the wine shows hints of raspberries on the nose and has a long, full-bodied flavour with nicely fresh tannins on the finish.

Designation of origin

The name “Dolcetto” deriving from an expression in the local dialect meaning sweet refers to the grapes, not the wine. Deep red with purple highlights, the wine shows hints of raspberries on the nose and has a long, full-bodied flavour with nicely fresh tannins on the finish.

Data Sheet

GRAPE VARIETYDolcetto


VINEYARDSLocated on calcareous soil in the villages of Alba, Barolo, Barbaresco and Trezzo Tinella.


POSITIONSlopes facing east, west.


WINE-MAKINGMaceration on the skins at 25°C.


AGEINGIn stainless steel or concrete tanks and then in bottle.


TASTING NOTES. Deep red with purple highlights, the wine shows hints of raspberries and violets on the nose, and has a long, full-bodied flavour with nicely fresh tannins on the finish.


GASTRONOMIC PAIRINGSWine that accompanies traditional Piedmontese appetizers such as raw Albese meat, veal with tuna sauce and vegetable flans with fondue, also pleasant with cured meats and medium-aged cheeses, it also accompanies first and second courses based on red meat.


SERVING TEMPERATURE16 - 18°C


AVAILABLE VINTAGES2020


AVAILABLE FORMATS750ml bottle and 1500ml magnum


Reviews

Dolcetto d'Alba 2020

I Vini di Veronelli Golden Guide 2022: 86 points


Dolcetto d'Alba 2019

I Vini di Veronelli 2021 Guida oro: 86 points

Guida Prosit 2021 (ONAV):1 prosit


Dolcetto d'Alba 2018

I vini di Veronelli 2020: 86 points

Guida Prosit ONAV: 1 Prosit


Dolcetto d'Alba 2017

I Vini di Veronelli 2019: 87 points

I Migliori vini d'Italia (Luca Maroni) 2019: 91 points


Dolcetto d'Alba 2016

Vini Buoni d'Italia 2018 (Turing club): CROWN

I Migliori vini italiani (Luca Maroni) 2018: 88 points

I Vini di Veronelli 2018: 85 points


Dolcetto d'Alba 2015

I migliori vini italiani 2017 (Luca Maroni): 90 points

I Vini di Veronelli 2017: 87 points


Dolcetto d'Alba 2014

I Vini di Veronelli 2016: 84 points


Dolcetto d’Alba 2013

I vini di Veronelli - Year 2015 - points 85/100

Luca Maroni "Annuario dei migliori vini d'Italia" - Year 2015 - Points 89/100


Dolcetto d'Alba 2012

Luca Maroni - Annuario dei migliori vini d'Italia - Year 2014 - Points out of 100: 85

I vini di Veronelli - Year 2014 - Points out of 100: 85

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