Roagna Dolcetto d'Alba

Roagna

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Wine label
Vintage:2016
Bottle sizes:750 ML
Country:Italy
Region:Piedmont
Appellation:Dolcetto D'Alba
Type:Red
Varietals:Dolcetto
Organic:Practicing
Vineyard:The Dolcetto for this wine is sourced from both the Paje and Carso vineyards in Barbaresco.
Orientation:South, southwest.
Soil:Paje is particularly rich in calcareous marl soil with a high content of active limestone. Carso sits next to the fortresses of Barbaresco, facing East, with limestone clay soil and a significant presence of sand.
Viticulture:Hand-harvested in September. The vines for this wine have a minimum age of 45 years.
Vinification:Fermented lasts for ten days in large french casks with a pied de cuvee made with indigenous yeasts. Submerged cap maceration then follows for 90-100 days.
Aging:The wine then ages in neutral french oak botti for approximately one year.